The initiative’s campaign manager said Alaska’s current election system limits voters’ choices.
Lt. Gov. Meyer said the state is encouraging voters to request absentee ballots or to vote early to reduce the lines on election day.
City Clerk Beth McEwen recommended the switch largely because of the risks and complications that could arises from holding a normal election during a pandemic.
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Recall Dunleavy organizers received the booklets at the division’s Anchorage office. They have said they’ll mail them around Alaska on Saturday.
John Lincoln, the Alaska state representative who represents the Northwest Arctic and North Slope boroughs, says he will not run for reelection.
In an interview, Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he’s open to working with the Legislature to solve much of Alaska’s long-term budget problem.
The ballot measure, organized by the group Alaskans for Better Elections, needed to gather 28,368 signatures to qualify for the 2020 ballot.
In a motion filed with Anchorage Superior Court, Recall Dunleavy responded to the arguments Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson made when he opposed the application.
While an appeals court had upheld the law, the Supreme Court vacated that ruling. The justices told the appeals judges to reconsider the case.