The dispute is likely to go to court.
In this election, voters are being asked to pick one candidate, then mail their ballot back to the Division of Elections before June 11, the official election day.
There will be two special elections this summer to fill that vacancy: a special primary election by mail on June 11 and a special election to pick the winner on Aug. 16.
Last we checked, king crab was narrowly ahead of three other Alaska seafoods in the Division of Elections’ mock primary.
The Alaska races that remain unresolved include Ballot Measure 2, which would overhaul the state’s election system.
Elections officials face growing criticism from some Alaskans who characterize the week-long wait to start counting absentee ballots as a failure.
With an absentee vote count that begins later than other states, combined with a record-high number of absentee votes due to COVID-19, the long wait in Alaska may be particularly noticeable this year.
Meyer said there are four precincts that still don’t have voting officials for Election Day: Sleetmute, Clark’s Point, Wainwright and Deering.
Early voting started on Monday in Alaska. And more than 35,000 Alaskans have already returned their absentee ballots. For those who haven’t cast their ballots, this is a quick guide on how to vote this year.
There are three ways to register to vote, according to the state Division of Elections.