In 2022, it won’t be just Republican voters who decide whether Murkowski should advance to the November ballot.
Ketchikan election officials say more than a dozen registered voters were mailed absentee ballot envelopes with the wrong return address.
A special election would be held if Recall Dunleavy submits enough signatures after the general election deadline but before the middle of next April.
The initiative’s campaign manager said Alaska’s current election system limits voters’ choices.
The Alaska Public Interest Research Group submitted a letter to Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s office on Tuesday asking for an investigation into whether the December fundraiser violated the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act.
Alaska Republican Party chair Glenn Clary says the initiative violates provisions of the state and federal constitutions.
A Republican anti-Trump group wants Sen. Lisa Murkowski to criticize the president for asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden. But both of Alaska’s senators have said they see shades of gray in the Ukraine picture.
A statewide effort got underway Thursday seeking to remove Gov. Mike Dunleavy from office. The first step for campaigners is to gather 28,501 signatures to start a recall petition.
One of the biggest ideological fractures complicating this year’s legislative session is within the Alaska Republican Party. And that’s creating some strange bedfellows.