Election 2020

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, in Atlanta. The first full week of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the biggest of Biden’s presidency. And he hasn’t even taken office yet. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Murkowski, Sullivan share plan to affirm election results

Senators share thoughts ahead of unlikely flashpoint procedure.

 

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to local leaders at the Alaska Municipal League’s legislative conference in this February 2020 photo. Dunleavy issued a statement regarding a lawsuit out of Texas seeking to overturn the results of the presidential election. (Peter Segall/ Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy: Alaska will not join Texas-led election suit

Governor said his office did not have enough time to review the facts of the case

 

A “Vote Here” sign is seen at the City of Kenai building on Monday, Sept. 21 in Kenai, Alaska.

With remaining votes counted, local outcomes remain unchanged

All ballots for state house districts 29, 30 and 31 have been counted as of Monday

A “Vote Here” sign is seen at the City of Kenai building on Monday, Sept. 21 in Kenai, Alaska.
Thunder Mountain High School was used as a polling place on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain High School was used as a polling place on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gathers with supporters in Anchorage, Alaska. Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, has won his 25th term. Young defeated Alyse Galvin in back-to-back elections for Alaska’s sole seat in the House. The race was called Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)

Young wins 25th term in the U.S. House

Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House

In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gathers with supporters in Anchorage, Alaska. Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, has won his 25th term. Young defeated Alyse Galvin in back-to-back elections for Alaska’s sole seat in the House. The race was called Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)
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Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 7. Sullivan on Wednesday won reelection in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross.

Republican Dan Sullivan reelected in Alaska Senate race

The race had been determined too early to call on Election Day, Nov. 3.

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Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 7. Sullivan on Wednesday won reelection in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross.
Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Sterling Highway and Kenai Spur Highway on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

State House races await absentee count

Gillham, Carpenter, Vance report solid leads

Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Sterling Highway and Kenai Spur Highway on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan, left, with his wife Julie, speaks to the media after casting his ballot at the Alaska Zoo Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

Wait is on in Senate race as ballot count continues

Early results in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race favor Republican incumbent Dan Sullivan.

Incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan, left, with his wife Julie, speaks to the media after casting his ballot at the Alaska Zoo Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)
Kenai Peninsula voters head to the polls at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Nov. 3, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Republicans lead on peninsula, statewide

Alaskans won’t know the full, official results of Tuesday’s election until later this month,

Kenai Peninsula voters head to the polls at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Nov. 3, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A man votes takes advantage of early voting at the Mendenhall Mall on Oct. 22, 2020. The FBI issued public guidance ahead of the General Election warning voters about what is and isn't federal election crime, and how to report such crimes if they're spotted. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
A man votes takes advantage of early voting at the Mendenhall Mall on Oct. 22, 2020. The FBI issued public guidance ahead of the General Election warning voters about what is and isn't federal election crime, and how to report such crimes if they're spotted. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Participants in a roundtable discussion hosted via Zoom are seen in a screenshot from the interview, which was conducted on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 from Kenai, Alaska. Clockwise from top left: Selma Casagranda, Ashlyn O’Hara, Tegan Retzer, Quinn Cox, Kaegan Koski and Olivia Davis.

‘There is something more I can do with my voice’

The Kenai’s young political leaders share their thoughts on the state of Alaska and the nation

Participants in a roundtable discussion hosted via Zoom are seen in a screenshot from the interview, which was conducted on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 from Kenai, Alaska. Clockwise from top left: Selma Casagranda, Ashlyn O’Hara, Tegan Retzer, Quinn Cox, Kaegan Koski and Olivia Davis.
Peter Sidmore fills out paperwork prior to voting early and in-person in the 2020 general election on Thursday, Oct. 22. Election officials said the fourth day of early voting was slower than the three days when hundreds of voters showed up to vote in person. Thursday morning, fewer than a dozen people had voted as of 8:45 a.m. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Peter Sidmore fills out paperwork prior to voting early and in-person in the 2020 general election on Thursday, Oct. 22. Election officials said the fourth day of early voting was slower than the three days when hundreds of voters showed up to vote in person. Thursday morning, fewer than a dozen people had voted as of 8:45 a.m. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Ron Gillham

Campaign disclosure forms: more local contributors for Baisden

Baisden is running as a petition candidate against Gillham for the State House District 30 seat.

Ron Gillham
Dr. Al Gross (courtesy photo)

Election 2020: U.S. senatorial candidate Dr. Al Gross

The Clarion spoke with U.S. Senate candidate Al Gross ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

Dr. Al Gross (courtesy photo)
A graphic shows Alaska voters’ party affiliations. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

More than 100,000 Alaskans have already voted in the Nov. 3 election

117,281 Alaskans have already cast their ballots

A graphic shows Alaska voters’ party affiliations. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Residents of South Peninsula Hospital’s Long Term Care exercised their right to vote in this special voting booth set up in their day room, as seen here in this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Long Term Care in Homer, Alaska.
“Staff worked with Homer City Clerk to make necessary arrangements for this alternative in lieu of their annual trip to the polling site,” said South Peninsula Hospital Public Information Officer Derotha Ferraro. “Long Term Care is closed to visitors and restricting resident outings at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Clerk used processes developed to assist persons who reside in long term care settings and following Alaska Division of Elections guidelines.” (Photo courtesy of South Peninsula Hospital)

Get ready for Election Day

‘Every eligible vote is going to counted,’ elections spokesperson says

Residents of South Peninsula Hospital’s Long Term Care exercised their right to vote in this special voting booth set up in their day room, as seen here in this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Long Term Care in Homer, Alaska.
“Staff worked with Homer City Clerk to make necessary arrangements for this alternative in lieu of their annual trip to the polling site,” said South Peninsula Hospital Public Information Officer Derotha Ferraro. “Long Term Care is closed to visitors and restricting resident outings at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Clerk used processes developed to assist persons who reside in long term care settings and following Alaska Division of Elections guidelines.” (Photo courtesy of South Peninsula Hospital)
Tim Navarre argues against Ballot Measure 2 during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Oct. 28; 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Navarre brothers debate Ballot Measure 2

The ballot measure would implement open primaries and ranked-choice voting in Alaska.

Tim Navarre argues against Ballot Measure 2 during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Oct. 28; 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Ron Gillham
Ron Gillham
Paul Dale

Election 2020: Alaska House District 29 candidate Paul Dale

An interview with the nonpartisan candidate.

Paul Dale