U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola has defeated Republicans Sarah Palin and Nick Begich to retain her seat in the U.S. House. After three rounds of ranked-choice tabulation on Nov. 23, Peltola beat Palin 136,893 votes to 112,255 votes. Under Alaska’s new ranked
Democratic U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, who won the August special election to fill out the remaining months of the late Rep. Don Young’s term, appears headed to a similar victory in the general election. With 96% of precincts reporting, the tally as of Nov. 9
(EricN Publications) – Who is Harold Volkmer and why should it matter to Alaskans? This past August, in a special election completed through a new ranked voting system, a Democrat was elected to be our representative in Washington. This, in a state,
Alaska Family Action, a leading pro-life and pro-family organization that advocates for traditional values in the public square, has released it’s endorsement guide for the Nov. 8 midterms. The guide places candidates into three categories. The highest
Jesus gave us a “new command” to love one another as he has loved us and by it, the world will know we are his disciples. (John 13:34-35) Scripture is full of passages teaching us to love our enemies and friends alike and that even if we can move
Sarah Palin, who is running for U.S. House in the Nov. 8 election, just Tweeted out that she has been endorsed by the Log Cabin Republicans, which claims to be the nation’s oldest and largest group of LGBT Republican activists. “I am honored to have
Alaskan Conservatives are doing what they always do. Less than a week after our eye-popping defeat in the Special Election, Alaskan Conservatives are still squabbling over “Who-is-more-conservative-than-whom?” Instead, they should be strategizing
With 60% of the voters choosing Republicans (Palin and Begich) in round one of Alaska’s ranked-choice vote election for the U.S. House, it seemed like the final outcome should have been a Republican win. One of the Republicans should have inherited the
Later today (Aug. 31), Alaskans will finally learn who won the state’s very first ranked-choice voting contest. Will it be hard-leftist, pro-abortion Democrat Mary Peltola, or will Sarah Palin complete her comeback to national politics? It’s been two
Today at 4 p.m. Alaska’s Division of Elections will livestream its ranked-choice voting tabulation for the special general election to determine who won the contest to replace the late Congressman Don Young. While the race is far from over, hard-left
The Alaska Watchman aims to raise awareness of key issues affecting Alaskans. Coming from a broadly Judeo-Christian perspective, we are committed to the highest standards of journalism and ethical reporting.
Our reports look to inform and equip Alaskans to effectively engage the culture for the common good. Please keep your comments respectful.