With the ranked choice voting tabulation completed on Nov. 23, Republicans have slim advantages in both the State House and Senate. There will be 11 Republicans in the 20-member Senate, and 21 Republicans in the 40-member House. Several close races were
We’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating. Conservative candidates – especially in local races for school board, city councils, assembly seats and the Alaska Legislature – must get over the fear of unapologetically declaring where they stand
With 96% of precincts reporting, the Alaska Senate and House races seem to indicate that the State Legislature will again be closely divided between more conservative Republicans and another coalition of left-leaning Republicans, Democrats and Independents. A
The plan for those who don’t subscribe to the ever-changing ideological orthodoxy of the Left hasn’t changed much since the days of Lenin. To dissent from its core dogmas is to lose your place in society. And because that orthodoxy is ever evolving, no
It’s not too early to begin thinking about how to maximize the voter turnout of conservative Alaskans. In about two weeks, Alaskans begin in-person, special needs and electronic voting for the Nov. 8th general election. The deadline to request mail-in
If Alaska’s ranked-choice primary is any indication, there will be a dog fight to determine whether Kelly Tshibaka can oust U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski this November. The two are running neck-and-neck with Murkowski enjoying a slight lead. Likewise, the race
A new political survey by pollster Ivan Moore shows that Alaska’s new ranked choice voting scheme would help U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski retain her seat, and would boost U.S. House candidate Nick Begich to victory. It also indicates that Gov. Mike Dunleavy
Following the unexpected death of Congressman Don Young on March 18, Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a proclamation on March 23 declaring a vacancy and calling for a special election to choose someone to serve out the remaining months of Young’s term, which
Two leading national authorities on election fraud met with Alaska lawmakers, state election officials and political movers and shakers in Anchorage late last month in an effort to highlight problems with Alaska’s voting systems and offer solutions to
A new citizen-led petition asks Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer to conduct a detailed forensic audit of Alaska’s 2020 general election. It was launched earlier this week by Mat-Su resident Dave Maxwell who has worked closely with state and elected officials for more
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