Election 2020

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

Trump finally concedes

Announcement comes amid talk of ouster from office following deadly riot.

 

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Alaska leaders condemn violence at US Capitol

Many of Alaska’s elected representatives were on-site when rioters breached the building.

 

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, in Atlanta. The first full week of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the biggest of Biden’s presidency. And he hasn’t even taken office yet. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Murkowski, Sullivan share plan to affirm election results

Senators share thoughts ahead of unlikely flashpoint procedure.

 

Division of Elections staff conducted an audit of the ballots for Measure 2 at the division's offices at the Mendenhall Mall on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. DOE announced the audit found no changes from the original count and the results remained the same as originally certified. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Ballot Measure 2 audit shows no changes

Alaska’s election comes out clean.

Division of Elections staff conducted an audit of the ballots for Measure 2 at the division's offices at the Mendenhall Mall on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. DOE announced the audit found no changes from the original count and the results remained the same as originally certified. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to local leaders at the Alaska Municipal League’s legislative conference in this February 2020 photo. Dunleavy issued a statement regarding a lawsuit out of Texas seeking to overturn the results of the presidential election. (Peter Segall/ Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy: Alaska will not join Texas-led election suit

Governor said his office did not have enough time to review the facts of the case

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to local leaders at the Alaska Municipal League’s legislative conference in this February 2020 photo. Dunleavy issued a statement regarding a lawsuit out of Texas seeking to overturn the results of the presidential election. (Peter Segall/ Juneau Empire File)
FILE - In this March 5, 2020 file photo, Alaska Republican House Minority Leader Lance Pruitt, left, speaks with Rep. George Rauscher on the floor of the House in Juneau, Alaska. Pruitt, of Anchorage, is challenging in court his 11-vote loss in a state House race to Democrat Liz Snyder. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

State house minority leader, others file election challenge in Alaska House race

The lawsuit raises concerns with the elimination of witness requirements for absentee ballots.

FILE - In this March 5, 2020 file photo, Alaska Republican House Minority Leader Lance Pruitt, left, speaks with Rep. George Rauscher on the floor of the House in Juneau, Alaska. Pruitt, of Anchorage, is challenging in court his 11-vote loss in a state House race to Democrat Liz Snyder. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai, left, explains the recount process to DOE staff and members of the State Review Board during a recount of votes from Anchorage House District 27 where a Democratic challenger ousted a Republican incumbent by just 13 votes. Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai, left, explains the recount process to DOE staff and members of the State Review Board during a recount of votes from Anchorage House District 27 where a Democratic challenger ousted a Republican incumbent by just 13 votes. Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Juneauites head into the Douglas Community Building to vote in the 2020 General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The Alaska Division of Elections certified the results of the election on Dec. 1. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Juneauites head into the Douglas Community Building to vote in the 2020 General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The Alaska Division of Elections certified the results of the election on Dec. 1. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A Chatham County election official posts a sign in the public viewing area before the start of a ballot audit, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Savannah, Ga. Election officials in Georgia’s 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law. (AP Photo / Stephen B. Morton)
A Chatham County election official posts a sign in the public viewing area before the start of a ballot audit, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Savannah, Ga. Election officials in Georgia’s 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law. (AP Photo / Stephen B. Morton)
Nearly every voting booth is occupied at a polling place in Nugget Mall on Nov. 3, 2020. The Associated Press released an updated list of declared winners Tuesday, though officials results have yet to be certified by the Alaska Division of Elections. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Nearly every voting booth is occupied at a polling place in Nugget Mall on Nov. 3, 2020. The Associated Press released an updated list of declared winners Tuesday, though officials results have yet to be certified by the Alaska Division of Elections. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire 
A message left by a Juneau resident apparently referring to President Donald Trump, who lost the 2020 General Election on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Juneau voters favored President-elect Joe Biden over Trump, according to Division of Elections data.
Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire 
A message left by a Juneau resident apparently referring to President Donald Trump, who lost the 2020 General Election on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Juneau voters favored President-elect Joe Biden over Trump, according to Division of Elections data.
This composite image shows independent candidates Al Gross, left, and Alyse Galvin, right, during campaign events in Juneau. Both Gross and Galvin conceded Friday to Republican incumbents. Gross lost to Sen. Dan Sullivan. Galvin lost to Rep. Don Young. (Juneau Empire)

Gross and Galvin concede respective races

The AP called the races on Wednesday.

This composite image shows independent candidates Al Gross, left, and Alyse Galvin, right, during campaign events in Juneau. Both Gross and Galvin conceded Friday to Republican incumbents. Gross lost to Sen. Dan Sullivan. Galvin lost to Rep. Don Young. (Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School was used as a polling place on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School was used as a polling place on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Andi Story, seen here in this file photo, appears to be the winner in the race for Alaska House of Representatives District 34, though results are not yet finalized. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Andi Story, seen here in this file photo, appears to be the winner in the race for Alaska House of Representatives District 34, though results are not yet finalized. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan waves a sign at a busy intersection in Anchorage, Alaska. Sen. Sullivan on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, won reelection in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross. (AP Photo / Mark Thiessen)

Senate race called for Sullivan

Republican senator wins reelection.

Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan waves a sign at a busy intersection in Anchorage, Alaska. Sen. Sullivan on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, won reelection in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross. (AP Photo / Mark Thiessen)
Nearly every voting booth was occupied at a polling place in Nugget Mall on the evening of Nov. 3, 2020. While over 190,000 votes cast on Election Day have been tallied, state officials will begin counting more than 155,000 absentee and other types of ballots this week. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Nearly every voting booth was occupied at a polling place in Nugget Mall on the evening of Nov. 3, 2020. While over 190,000 votes cast on Election Day have been tallied, state officials will begin counting more than 155,000 absentee and other types of ballots this week. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya)

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

Joe Biden is on the cusp of winning the presidency

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya)
Election official Steve Lewis directs voter Patrick Endozo, who attempts to feed his completed ballot into a scanning machine at a polling place inside Nugget Mall on Election Day. Election officials said shortly before 5 p.m. that about 150 more people had voted at the polling place than voted there in the state's August primary. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Election official Steve Lewis directs voter Patrick Endozo, who attempts to feed his completed ballot into a scanning machine at a polling place inside Nugget Mall on Election Day. Election officials said shortly before 5 p.m. that about 150 more people had voted at the polling place than voted there in the state's August primary. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)