Election 2018

Alaska House control fate remains unsettled with race tied

Democrat Kathryn Dodge and Republican Bart LeBon both have 2,661 votes, a tally that didn’t change after Friday’s review in Juneau.

 

Gov. Walker reflects on rocky tenure, his legacy

To some, Walker was a cool-headed leader who was dealt a bad hand and did what he thought was best for Alaska. For others, he was the guy who stole their dividend check.

 

Key Alaska House race tied, though ballot review continues

Republican Bart LeBon and Democrat Kathryn Dodge vie to succeed Rep. Scott Kawasaki in Fairbanks.

Dunleavy to be sworn in above Arctic Circle

Most of Alaska’s previous governors took their oaths in Juneau.

Democrats now lead in critical Fairbanks races

Correction: The previous version of this article included a reference to Kathryn Dodge when it should have referred to Bart LeBon in possible electoral outcomes.… Continue reading

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week from Nov. 5-10, 2018, by staff photographer Michael Penn. Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com.… Continue reading

Ballot Measure 1 supporters wave signs for morning commuters at the corner of Egan Drive and 10th Street on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Ballot Measure 1 supporters wave signs for morning commuters at the corner of Egan Drive and 10th Street on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy reacts to early favorable election returns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 In Anchorage, Alaska. With Dunleavy are from left, his wife Rose and daughters Ceil and Maggie. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

Alaskans choose Dunleavy for governor

Mike Dunleavy will be Alaska’s next governor.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy reacts to early favorable election returns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 In Anchorage, Alaska. With Dunleavy are from left, his wife Rose and daughters Ceil and Maggie. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

Graphic: Juneau’s election divide

See how Juneau voted, precinct-by-precinct.

Dr. Johnny Holland feeds his ballot into a counting machine while voting during a special election for mayor of Juneau at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library in 2016. The Alaska Division of Elections is considering new voting equipment statewide. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file)

Southern Southeast votes still trickling in

‘Ender cards’ at fault, Division of Elections says.

Dr. Johnny Holland feeds his ballot into a counting machine while voting during a special election for mayor of Juneau at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library in 2016. The Alaska Division of Elections is considering new voting equipment statewide. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file)
Empire reporters James Brooks and Alex McCarthy provide commentary at Election Central at McGivney’s in downtown Juneau, Alaska on Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Facebook Live: Election Central

Empire reporters James Brooks and Alex McCarthy provide real-time results and commentary on Election Night in Juneau.

Empire reporters James Brooks and Alex McCarthy provide commentary at Election Central at McGivney’s in downtown Juneau, Alaska on Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Opinion: Andi Story is steady, strong and reliable

I am writing to support Andi Story for the state House of Representatives. I met Story back in the 1980s when I was a Juneau… Continue reading

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 is an ounce of prevention

This is the season of pumpkins, skeletons, and frightening things in the closet. Maybe it’s why opponents of Ballot Measure 1 are using scare tactics… Continue reading

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Opinion: Hannan stands with Democrats, unlike Dimond

I suppose I wasn’t surprised to see the endorsement by Gov. Bill Walker of candidate Chris Dimond. Although both Walker and Dimond profess to be… Continue reading

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