Several Assembly members said they wanted to remove any possible hurdles that might prevent someone from voting.
Instead of heading to the polls, registered voters should have received a ballot in their mailbox. There are a few different options for returning that ballot.
Seven candidates for Juneau Assembly will answer questions about local issues, followed by two candidates for school board.
The plaintiffs’ lawyer says the judge’s ruling is “erroneously based in the idea that you can favor one group of voters over another.”
The Alaska Division of Elections said the unofficial results include all ballots, including absentees.
Current vote counts are unofficial, but Senate President Cathy Giessel and the five trailing House incumbents would need dramatic changes in the remaining votes to win.
Across Southcentral and Interior Alaska, challengers who generally had raised less campaign cash than the incumbents were at least holding their own.
Tuesday is primary day in Alaska, but the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to drive down election day turnout. And a record number of Alaskans have requested absentee ballots. Since absentee ballot counting won’t start until a week after the primary election day, results of close races may not be known until the end of August.
For mail-in voting, applications for the primary are due Saturday, Aug. 8.
A special election would be held if Recall Dunleavy submits enough signatures after the general election deadline but before the middle of next April.