Anchorage voters defeated a bill that would have banned transgender people from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. In just six years, Anchorage voters flipped on LGBT issues.
Tuesday is the last day to submit ballots in Anchorage’s first-ever vote-by-mail election. Amid a packed slate of propositions and candidates, one particularly controversial measure has drawn the lion’s share of campaign money.
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce says it opposes a controversial voter initiative that would regulate the use of public bathrooms in the city.
Political newcomer Rob Edwardson defeated Juneau Assemblywoman Debbie White in a major upset. The two other incumbents secured their seats for another three years.
The City and Borough of Juneau Canvass Board on Tuesday certified results of last week’s municipal election.