By the end of polling time Aug. 28, more than a half-dozen seats in the Alaska State House were decided for good with no candidate from an opposing party on the November ballot.
An Anchorage man who won the Democratic primary for a House district in Tuesday's election has withdrawn, and the party has replaced him with Kay Rollison.
The ballot proposition that would have reestablished a state coastal management program in Alaska was heavily defeated by voters in the state’s primary election held Aug. 28.
Incumbent Republican state Sens. Linda Menard and Tom Wagoner were upset in their respective primary races
The group opposing a ballot measure that would re-establish a coastal management program in Alaska raised more than $683,800 in three weeks, a majority of that from big oil companies, and held a huge cash advantage heading into next week's primary.
The central issue of the 2012 state legislative elections is the proposed oil tax cut, and whether Gov. Sean Parnell, and the oil industry, can get the majority they need in the Alaska State Senate to enact the change.
JUNEAU — The state of Alaska on Aug. 21 sued to block enforcement of provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act.
Alaskans go to the polls Aug. 28 to decide primary races and two ballot initiatives. Here are some final thoughts.
The state of Alaska on Tuesday sued to block enforcement of provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act.