By Quinn Townsend – Alaska Policy Forum Voting is a fundamental right and duty of American citizens. It is so important that enfranchisement is protected by four separate U.S. Constitutional amendments (the 15th, the 19th, the 24th, and
In an effort to strengthen election integrity and to give Mat-Su residents confidence that their votes are counted accurately, the Mat-Su Assembly will vote on a resolution requiring a hand count verification of borough elections. The vote, scheduled for
“Fixing” elections in the classic sense, is illegal. Ballot-box stuffing and voting machine rigging, however, are as American as apple pie – practiced in urban and rural communities alike. Forget Chicago. Right after World War II, there was such a
Editor’s note: This article is republished with permission from the Alaska Policy Forum. The special election to fill the remainder of late Congressman Don Young’s term is a perfect storm of confusion for most Alaskans, devastating trust in our
The Gateway Pundit, one of the top 150 websites in America, has just published an article warning that Alaska’s upcoming mail-in special primary election is ripe for fraud. Everyone listed on Alaska’s massively bloated voter rolls has been sent a
Over the next few days, former U.S. Army Intelligence Captain Seth Keshel will travel across Alaska to discuss election integrity concerns. Keshel is an elections expert who has gained international attention for his research into fraudulent activity that
We live in the sinister shadow of the most preposterous election in American history – the 2020 election that most conservatives believe was stolen. We have had many of the same questions haunting us with our own Alaskan issues and officeholders from
To address widespread concerns over election integrity and voter fraud, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer announced, Dec. 28, a sweeping election reform bill to be introduced in the upcoming Legislative Session, starting Jan. 18. Dunleavy noted that
People are losing trust in the election processes and elected officials. Doing nothing in Juneau is getting old and people are fed up. Have we forgotten that we who are elected serve at the pleasure of the people who elected us? Why is it that we run for
Senate Judiciary Chair Lora Reinbold will preside over a meeting today (Feb. 24) that is sure to address controversies about how governments have dealt with COVID over the past year – both through controversial COVID mandates and last-minute changes to
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