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Alaskans embrace red, blue and wait
Voters lean both left and right, with a lot to be decided in two weeks, in ranked choice election
Update: Ranked choice seems set to decide congressional races
More to come, but no set schedule, per Division of Elections.
Election Day is finally here
Many winners of Alaska’s first ranked-choice general election won’t be known until Thanksgiving
Seven up for Mendenhall Glacier expansion project
New alternatives unbottled.
Fact-checking political advertisements
What’s accurate, what’s nonesense and what’s “true from a certain point of view”
Cooking up the campaign’s final days
Candidates and supporters plot door-knocking, phone-banking and sign-waving for last-minute frenzy.
Spending spree as campaigns near end
APOC reports one week before election show ad blitz in governor’s race and by ConCon foes
Murkowski seeks capital opportunities amid election storm
Senator discusses energy, earmarks and last-minute campaigning during unscheduled stop in Juneau.
Gov sues to seize Mendenhall lake, river from feds
Lawsuit filed a week before election claims state owns submerged land; feds disagree.
Mail-in remains popular for early voters
Half of 30,000 ballots during first week of early arrive via mail, requests far above 2018 midterms
Policy divides clear in fiery forum
Murkowski and Tshibaka attack each other as liars and extremists, Chesbro stays relatively low-key
Peltola, Murkowski still dominating fundraising
Incumbents in Congressional races have at least three times as much cash as their opponents combined
Here’s what was said during the House debate — guess who said it
Democratic incumbent, two Republicans and a Libertarian often overlap in statewide TV forum
Begich attacks Young’s staff
Former chair of Congressman’s campaign says staff ignored calls to watch TV, let lobbyists pen bills
Peltola tells Juneau crowd reelection not a ‘slam dunk,’ encourages supporters to vote
“They’re not going to underestimate us a second time.”
Glory Hall’s apartment project finally prevails
Planning Commission OKs turning former homeless shelter into low-income housing after one-year fight
Transition underway for hospice, elderly care
BRH hopes to provide hospice and home care within months; new grant boosts other elderly services
Many differences in lone competitive local legislative race
Two-term Democratic state Rep. Sara Hannan faces low-profile challenger Darrell Harmon
Candidates for statewide office fielded questions from the Empire.
Constitution convention has great potential — for better or worse
Some on both sides of ballot measure express dire fears, others say reasonable solutions possible