Anchorage School Board Candidate Mark Anthony Cox sent a photo to the Alaska Watchman on March 21 showing a municipal mail-in ballot lying in the trash can at the city’s southside U.S. Post Office (see photo to the right). Another resident, Dewey Wells,
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
Sen. Mike Shower (R-Wasilla) has undertaken a monumental effort to address a litany of election problems plaguing Alaska. From wildly inaccurate voter rolls to questionable registration practices to widespread inconsistencies in the handling, tracking and
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
Senate Majority Leader Shelley Hughes (R-Palmer) has introduced Senate Bill 43 which clarifies campaign contribution laws as well as violations regarding election tampering. The bill explicitly states that it is a violation of election law for someone to
Twelve Anchorage-based religious leaders issued a joint statement condemning what they called “unthinkable mutiny” at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6. The Jan. 12 statement begins by affirming the “right to assemble and peacefully
When the joint session of Congress convenes on Jan. 6 to tally up the Electoral College votes, Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote to affirm Joe Biden as the president elect. Murkowski issued a statement to this effect on Jan. 2. “I swore an oath to support and
Alaska has signed on to the multi-state coalition supporting the Texas lawsuit that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the election results from Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania due to alleged violations of state and federal election laws.
Editor’s note: The Division of Elections said it made a typo error in its initial audit update that showed 40 additional “yes” votes from District 6. There were no additional yes votes from this district. After the first two days of hand
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