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New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...speakers.Bahnke is known as a collaborator, Richardson said.Bahnke said the opportunity to serve as the new elections director was unexpected, but she's excited to take that on. She said she's heard the division has a great team and...
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents was not returned. The Anchorage address listed on the envelope Alsip received is a mail box service.State elections director Gail Fenumiai said Tuesday her office has received several dozen complaints from voters who received the messages...
Judge to move quickly on ballot lawsuit

...Wednesday by Steven Strait, a district chair in the Alaska Republican Party, against Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and elections director Gail Fenumiai. Strait maintains that Treadwell erred in his Sept. 2 decision permitting candidates affected by...
What others say: Low voter turnout speaks ill of residents' commitment to solutions

...figure which will grow slightly once absentee and questioned ballots are added to the tally. Still, Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai called the level of participation disappointing, and she's right. An issue of this magnitude should...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...minimum wage. The marijuana initiative was deemed properly filed by Treadwell last week, according to Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai. The minimum wage proposal has met the required threshold for signatures but awaited final certification...

...sizable populations of limited English speakers vote in lower proportions than elsewhere in the state.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai took the stand Wednesday as the state's last witness in the Voting Rights Act lawsuit filed by village...
Walker continues to lead in governor's race

...over Parnell among all ballots counted since the Nov. 4 election.The race remained too close to call, however.Elections director Gail Fenumiai said votes also will be counted Friday, and then Monday through Wednesday as necessary.Also being...
Every vote worth waiting for

...villages and rural areas for the first time in 2014. That means people who've never voted.While Gail Fenumiai, elections director, told the Alaska Dispatch News that many of those had arrived at regional offices already, others may not arrive...
Gara to file legislation against attack ads

...platforms.Political parties often run variations on the same ad in the pamphlet year after year, but Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai said the division has never been able to regulate what parties put in their ads. State statute is...
Bell asks for recount in Senate race

...election. Republicans now control both chambers of the Legislature and hold the governor's office.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said a recount must take place within five days of receipt of the recount request. She expected any...


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