In a brief, two-page order, the Alaska Supreme Court on Jan. 19 rejected a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ranked-choice voting. On Jan. 18, the court heard one hour of oral arguments on the merits of the new voting system. Plaintiffs Scott
Does ranked-choice voting prevent Alaskan political parties from exercising their freedom of association? Or is it merely a novel, if unwieldy, method of selecting candidates to political office? These were the arguments presented to the Alaska Supreme Court
If there is no trust, we cannot function as a society. Do you trust your doctor’s mainstream medicine advice anymore? Do you trust the mainstream educational agenda? Do you trust the mainstream military leadership? Do you trust your mainstream religious
Why is former Gov. Bill Walker running for governor again? His one-term administration fell apart in 2018 when he was one of America’s least popular governors. Three weeks before the 2018 election, he finally just bowed out – hoping his supporters
The Fairbanks North Star Borough will consider an ordinance at its April 22 meeting, which looks to approve the controversial ranked choice voting system, similar to what the State of Alaska will use for the first time in the next statewide primary election
The lawsuit being handled by Attorney Ken Jacobus on behalf of myself, Scott Kohlhaas and the Alaskan Independence Party, ought to be given close attention by all Alaskans. The Prop. 2 initiative, funded by about 99% of money from the Lower 48, snuck under
A hand-recount audit of Ballot Measure 2 failed to reveal machine tabulation errors that would be significant enough to change the outcome of the election. The audit was done at the direction of Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer after Ballot Measure 2 won by a vote of
One day after the Alaska Division of Elections certified the general election results, a lawsuit was filed on Dec. 1 in Alaska Superior Court to block Ballot Measure 2, which won by a margin of 50.5% to 49.4%. The lawsuit is filed against the State of Alaska,
Two ballot measures that conservatives warned would have crippled Alaska’s economy and compromised state elections appear to have been rejected by voters. With nearly 82% of precincts reporting, Ballot Measure 2, which would have done away with party
The nationally renown debate team at the University of Alaska, Anchorage is hosting a live online debate over Ballot Measure 2 on Oct. 20. Voters will decide the fate of the ballot measure on Nov. 3. If approved, it would fundamentally alter the way elections
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