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Assembly to vote on vote-by-mail elections

...would require only 30 people compared to 116 for polling place elections."We kept everything except for day-of-election workers," Blankenship said.Contract services, which includes ballot stuffing and out-the-door postage cost, would...
Voting from home

...Current absentee-by-mail return envelopes have prepaid postage. Smith said the borough hires more than 120 election workers and changing over to vote-by-mail would reduce that number. However, to send out ballots by mail, costs would...

...vowed to disrupt it by targeting polling centers and election workers.To drive home the threat, insurgents in forces base, waiting to move in a convoy of election workers delivering ballots - apparent victims of an "insider...

...requirements, as well as accounts of long lines and ill-informed clerks at driver's license centers.On Nov. 6, election workers will still be allowed to ask voters for a valid photo ID, but people without it can use a regular voting machine...
Peninsula's political flavor, pumpkin bread and ballots at Nikiski Fire Hall No. 1 in Salamatof on Tuesday. For more than a decade, election workers have been baking cookies, muffins, pumpkin bread and other goodies for voters in the area. "They're the hit...
Kenai may buy back land

...residents who have agreed to work as election board members in the city during the Oct. 2 election. In precinct 1, election workers will be Mary Troy Castimore, Diane Craig, William Hatch and Mary Quesnel. Richard Hultberg will serve as an alternate...
Wagoner unseats Ward

Kenai Peninsula voters turned two-term incumbent Republican Jerry Ward out of office Tuesday, opting to hand his seat in the Alaska Senate to his Republican Moderate challenger Tom Wagoner.
Shooting range spending triggers reader's response

...Fairbanks and Juneau ... and additional money for troopers, health and social services public affairs office and election workers." Six hundred seventy-six million dollars for shooting ranges? I am shocked beyond words. I went to Juneau...
Juneau changes law to make voting easier

...Laurie Sica said the city would set up a dedicated fax line for ballots, and an attendant who has taken an oath as an election worker would monitor the machine. The state has allowed fax voting for several years. A person who votes by fax agrees...
'Write-in' leads in Senate tally: Miller, Murkowski keep up the fight; McAdams leaves it 'all on the field'

...said "several teams," including those with attorneys, would be on their way to Alaska for the ballot count. For election workers to legally be required to count names on ballots, the total of all write-in votes cast in the race must either...


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