The Fairbanks North Star Borough, City of Fairbanks and City of North Pole have opened candidate filing for anyone who wishes to run for office. Filing opened on July 15, and will close on July 29, at 5:00 p.m.
By Associated Press and MARK THIESSEN and ALAN FRAM
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday that President Donald Trump should resign, making her the first Republican senator to say he should leave office as backlash grows against his goading of violent supporters who stormed the Capitol.
U.S. Representative Don Young and Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski took to Twitter to share their reactions to the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning.
The Electoral College is scheduled to cast their votes for President of the United States on Monday, December 14th. The state of Alaska casts 3 electoral votes, reflecting its total number of Representatives and Senators serving in Washington, D.C.
Alaska Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer announced today that data exposure occurred in Alaska’s Division of Elections online voter registration system, compromising the personal information of potentially 113 thousand voters in the state.
The 2020 elections are in the books. In an election dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, many things were different. We spoke with some of the candidates running for State office to hear their thoughts on the campaign.
Across the country voters are casting their ballots in state and federal elections. In addition to the 2020 Presidential Elections, Tuesday is also the day that voters in Alaska get to pick their U.S. Senator and Congressman, as well as vote on state races and two ballot measures. John Dougherty went to polling locations around Fairbanks and North Pole to ask residents how engaged they have been in this election.
The major candidates in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race attacked each other’s integrity and clashed on issues of health care and the Supreme Court in a high-profile broadcast debate less than two weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
On October 20th, the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce held its latest in a series of forums giving candidates an opportunity to field questions from chamber members, community members and each other.