Election 2020

James Baisden, who is running to represent Alaska’s 30th District in the State House of Representatives, is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Election 2020: House District 30 candidate James Baisden

Baisden discusses PFD, COVID and running as a petition candidate.

James Baisden, who is running to represent Alaska’s 30th District in the State House of Representatives, is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Linda Galloway, of Kenai, fills out her absentee ballot at Kenai City Hall on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Questions on casting your ballot?

There are 12 days left until th Nov. 3 general election.

Linda Galloway, of Kenai, fills out her absentee ballot at Kenai City Hall on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. (courtesy photo)

Election 2020: A conversation with U.S. House Rep. Don Young

The congressman discusses economics, oil and the stimulus

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. (courtesy photo)
Alyse Galvin (courtesy photo)

Election 2020: A conversation with Alyse Galvin

Galvin is challening Rep. Don Young for Alaska’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Alyse Galvin (courtesy photo)
This “I voted” sticker in Aleut by artist Barbara Lavallee is part of the Alaska Division of Elections 2020 stickers designed to “depict the diversity, strength and power of Alaskan women,” according to an Oct. 12, 2020, press release from the Division of Elections. The designs feature the words “I voted” in English, Spanish, Koyukon, Gwich’in, Aleut, Tagalog, Alutiiq, Northern Inupiaq, Nunivak Cup’ig, and Yup’ik, and will be available at polling places for the Nov. 3 general election as well as online. (Photo courtesy Alaska Division of Elections)

Absentee in-person voting starts Oct. 20 in Homer

Absentee ballots can be mailed or dropped off at Homer City Hall

This “I voted” sticker in Aleut by artist Barbara Lavallee is part of the Alaska Division of Elections 2020 stickers designed to “depict the diversity, strength and power of Alaskan women,” according to an Oct. 12, 2020, press release from the Division of Elections. The designs feature the words “I voted” in English, Spanish, Koyukon, Gwich’in, Aleut, Tagalog, Alutiiq, Northern Inupiaq, Nunivak Cup’ig, and Yup’ik, and will be available at polling places for the Nov. 3 general election as well as online. (Photo courtesy Alaska Division of Elections)
A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Memo details election day hiccups and resolutions

Technical difficulties, COVID-19 protocol compliance and missing ballots were among the issues.

A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A resident casts their vote in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Municipal election results not changed by addition of absentee ballots

The borough counted an additional 4,513 absentee, question and special needs ballots.

A resident casts their vote in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Marcia Heinrich casts her ballot for the municipal elections in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 6, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Pierce leads in early mayor’s race results

9,864 residents cast their ballot, with another 3,538 ballots cast absentee by-mail or in-person

Marcia Heinrich casts her ballot for the municipal elections in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 6, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Main St. Loop and Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Live municipal election results

Kenai Peninsula voters went to the polls today

Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Main St. Loop and Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary                                Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary

District 7: Debbie Cary

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary                                Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education board member Virginia Morgan (courtesy photo)

District 6: Virginia Morgan

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education board member Virginia Morgan (courtesy photo)
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education candidate Katie Hamilton (courtesy)

District 6: Katie Hamilton

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education candidate Katie Hamilton (courtesy)
School Board President Penny Vadla

District 4: Penny Vadla

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

School Board President Penny Vadla
Jason Tauriainen (courtesy photo)

District 3: Jason Tauriainen

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

Jason Tauriainen (courtesy photo)
State House candidate calls for ballot reprints

State House candidate calls for ballot reprints

James Baisden wants district 30’s ballots to be reprinted to reflect his party affiliation.

State House candidate calls for ballot reprints
In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Alaska independent U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin smiles after emerging from a voting booth in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Rep. Don Young, the longest-ever serving Republican in the House, has not agreed to participate in many debates or forums this fall. “He’s dodging, he’s ducking debates because he’s afraid to talk the issues that Alaskans really care about most,” Galvin said Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, of her 87-year-old opponent who has been in office since 1973. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Galvin: Young ‘ducking debates’

There are two in-person debates scheduled this month between Alyse Galvin and U.S. Rep. Don Young

In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Alaska independent U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin smiles after emerging from a voting booth in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Rep. Don Young, the longest-ever serving Republican in the House, has not agreed to participate in many debates or forums this fall. “He’s dodging, he’s ducking debates because he’s afraid to talk the issues that Alaskans really care about most,” Galvin said Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, of her 87-year-old opponent who has been in office since 1973. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Proposition 2: What you need to know

Hybrid voting system on the table in regular election

A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Paul Whitney (courtesy photo)

A conversation with Paul Whitney, Soldotna mayoral candidate

Whitney highlights familiarity with the city, COVID response in run for Soldotna Mayor

Paul Whitney (courtesy photo)
Justin Ruffridge (Courtesy photo)
Justin Ruffridge (Courtesy photo)
Pamela Parker (courtesy photo)
Pamela Parker (courtesy photo)