None of Alaska’s 62 legislative and statewide races changed leaders as members of the multipartisan state review board examined unofficial results for accuracy, then signed an oath on Tuesday.
Observers say not to expect the next four years to repeat much of the first four.
An NPR analysis finds that over the past two years, state lawmakers introduced more than 300 bills targeting trans people. Most of this legislation, 86%, takes aim at the rights of trans youth.
All nine elected Democrats and eight of the 11 elected Republicans have joined what the incoming Senate President Gary Stevens calls ‘a very healthy majority.’
Republicans hold 21 of the 40 seats in the Alaska House of Representatives after the first full run of Alaska’s new ranked choice voting system.
Results will update automatically with data from the Alaska Division of Elections.
Because he secured over half of first choice votes, the Division of Elections will not tabulate second and third choice votes in the race.
We’ll learn the outcome of Alaska’s governor race and U.S. House and Senate races, as well as numerous state legislative races.
Live coverage of the ranked choice vote count will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Jennie Armstrong, Ashley Carrick and Andrew Gray are on track to become the first openly LGBTQ Alaskans to serve in the state Legislature in the body’s 60-year history.