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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...
Hearing set for suit over setnet ban initiative

...Assistant Attorney General Libby Bakalar, who called into the hearing from Anchorage and said that the byzantine issues of elections law and fisheries law would take more than 20 pages, the usual limit, to explain. The Department of Law will also file...
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...
Nov. 4 might not decide Senate control

...year?A handful of tight races in states with quirky election laws make for the headache-inducing possibility that Election...government.The main reason for uncertainty: Louisiana's election laws. Strategists in both parties say a Dec. 6 runoff is...

...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...
Miller takes on Obama, Alaska Republicans

...boxes were not adequately secured and votes may have been changed or otherwise tampered with. Changes made to state elections law by the Alaska Legislature during the last session leave the state still susceptible to election fraud, he said...
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...
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...

...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...
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...


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