The hard-left majority which firmly controls the Anchorage Assembly is frustrated that voters chose to elect a strong conservative mayor last spring. Many Assembly members had actively campaigned for their fellow leftist Assemblyman Forrest Dunbar in his bid
Candidates can begin filing to run for the newly created 12th Anchorage Assembly seat starting at 8 a.m. on May 3. The deadline to file is May 10 at 5 p.m. A special election will be held on June 21 to fill the new seat. Candidate forms are available
The candidate I supported in the Anchorage election – the candidate for whom I volunteered and for whom I voted, Stephanie Taylor, is behind to incumbent Anchorage Assemblyman Forrest Dunbar as I write this. A similar story is playing out in other
On March 23, the Anchorage Assembly will hold a special meeting to establish a date on which the city will hold a special election to choose a 12th Assembly member. Currently there are 11 Assembly members, but voters approved adding a 12th back in April of
The Anchorage Assembly will hold a special public hearing, Jan. 19, on a number of controversial proposed ballot propositions for the April 5 city election. The meeting, which starts at 6 p.m., is specifically allotted for the public to weigh in on the
Thanks to a federal court order, the Anchorage Assembly cannot require a faith-based women’s shelter to admit biological males who claim to be female. The order upholds the shelter’s right to prevent men from sleeping in close quarters with women who
Municipal Clerk Barbara Jones wants to change the way the city conducts its elections. She was angered during the mayoral race this past spring, claiming in a report to the Anchorage Assembly that there were too many election observers who slowed down the
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson filed a lawsuit against the Anchorage Assembly in Alaska Superior Court on Dec. 10 in order to clarify that he has the right to fire members of his own executive team without Assembly interference. In particular, the suit
The anger and frustration directed at the Anchorage Assembly is 100% their fault. We all got along just fine talking about tax caps and road construction until the far-leftist Assembly members ramped up their radical activism. Since then, conservatives and
The second round of vote tallying showed Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel with a comfortable lead in her attempt to stave off a recall. Released Oct. 27, the most recent tally shows 6,348 voters rejecting the recall, with 4,239 voting to oust Zaletel.
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