There are three ways to register to vote, according to the state Division of Elections.
The Alaska Division of Elections said that it didn’t know people were living in Mertarvik until a week before the election.
The ruling reverses the direction the judge took Thursday, when she temporarily stopped the state from printing more ballots that leave off a letter next candidates’ names showing which party, if any, they affiliate with.
For mail-in voting, applications for the primary are due Saturday, Aug. 8.
In March, the division had already raised the pay for election workers because it had fallen below minimum wage. But still, COVID-19 presented a challenge for recruiting workers.
A lawsuit over the state’s decision to automatically send absentee ballot applications only to those 65 and older is headed to federal court. The lawsuit alleges that the action unconstitutionally discriminates against younger voters. Anchorage lawyer Scott Kendall filed the lawsuit on behalf of several plaintiffs. “Our lawsuit’s very simple: You want to help people…
Lt. Gov. Meyer said the state is encouraging voters to request absentee ballots or to vote early to reduce the lines on election day.
The party and its chair said it is unconstitutional for the state to require the party to meet the legal requirements for gathering signatures, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the oil tax initiative would appear on a ballot depends on when the Alaska Legislature wraps up its work.
The Supreme Court has directed the Alaska Division of Elections to prepare petition booklets immediately to the group Recall Dunleavy.