Today is national voter registration day. The Alaska Division of Elections is encouraging everyone to get registered. They said it is too late to register to vote in the October fifth elections, but that anyone who isn’t registered already should still do so.
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.