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Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine

FAIRBANKS (AP) - The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor. The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37...
Republican Party should return to roots

...defending the rule of law and his right under state election law to receive equal treatment during the hand counting...keep the ballots that were not in compliance with the election law, i.e. those being the ones that did not contain...

...election was invalid. This year, a court forced a delay in elections for a new parliament when it ruled that a new election law had to be reviewed by the Supreme Constitutional Court.On the other hand, Morsi infuriated many in the judiciary...
Federal judge asks question of higher court

...three-judge panel from the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court to consider what action to take in a lawsuit challenging a new election law in Anchorage. The lawsuit challenges a measure that lowers the minimum proportion of votes needed to win the mayor's...
House votes down amendment to abolish primary elections

...measure, 23 to 13. The amendment was taken up during consideration of a bill intended to bring the state's primary election law into compliance with a Supreme Court ruling last year that outlawed blanket primary elections. The bill calls for the...

...valid photo ID card to get one.Election law and voting rights scholars say...Nathaniel Persily, who teaches election law at Columbia University in New York...Michael J. Pitts, who teaches election law at Indiana University, said Pennsylvania's...
Election results should always reflect Alaska voters' intent

...candidate's last name. Yet the Division of Elections already is authorized to determine voter intent under current election law. Under the same heading that Miller has been citing, "General Procedure for Ballot Count," the statute reads that...
Is primary just a state-funded poll?

...processes used in this last election, and I would hope he and our representatives would appreciate our advice. Comments are being taken at, go to "Comment on Election Law" at left of page. John Hollaway, Eagle River
Candidate who won close election in Houston dies did hand out free brews, it didn't matter because beer is not a ''valuable thing'' as defined under state election law, which prohibits giving out things of value in exchange for votes, the attorney said. Deuser said his ruling might...

...Russian-American exchange enlightens students Campus mourns loss of professor, appreciates community support Pakistan election law narrows candidates Some bilingual parents say English comes first Company introduces MBA exam to test business...


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