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...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 tribal organizations...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...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."I think...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up

...oil companies. A citizens' petition was launched to overturn the bill.On Monday, Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the referendum had met the legal threshold for signatures but the review was not yet complete. The proposal still...
Marijuana initiative backers deliver signatures

...election officials have 60 days to accept or deny the initiative for the ballot, Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email to The Associated Press.The state has a complicated relationship with marijuana.The Alaska Supreme...
Alaska voter case under review

...both states during the November election, an Alaska elections official said Thursday.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the matter was sent to the criminal division of the Department of Law for review earlier this month."At this...
Lt. Gov's office says 14 people may have voted twice in general election

...the same first and last name.Alaska joined 21 other states for the cross-check of voter rolls. Division Director Gail Fenumiai said this was the first time the state had participated in the large-scale effort. Prior reviews had been done with...
Bell asks for recount in Senate race

...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 recount in the...
Lawmakers begin debate on voter ID to people under 60, according to Alphaeus Bullard, an attorney for legal services for legislative affairs.Gail Fenumiai, director of the Alaska Division of Elections, said she has not seen any cases of voter fraud in which one person...
Touch-screen voting machines ready for write-in votes

...are being challenged by a write-in candidate, incumbent Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. State Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the machines can handle write-in votes. Voters who choose the "write-in" option on the touch screen will...
'Write-in' leads in Senate tally: Miller, Murkowski keep up the fight; McAdams leaves it 'all on the field'

...The first batch of absentees votes isn't expected to be counted until next Tuesday, Nov. 9. Division Director Gail Fenumiai said she'd prefer to do the write-in count at one time, not piecemeal, but she said a decision on what approach...


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