Election 2020

Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion                                 Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9
Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion                                 Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9
Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Henry Knackstedt
Henry Knackstedt
The race for Kenai City Council: Winger touts newcomer status
The race for Kenai City Council: Winger touts newcomer status
Tim Navarre, who is running for reelection to Kenai City Council, is photographed at the Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The race for Kenai City Council: Tim Navarre

An interview with the current council member

Tim Navarre, who is running for reelection to Kenai City Council, is photographed at the Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Sullivan: I look forward to seeing who the President nominates

Sullivan: I look forward to seeing who the President nominates

Senator says president has authority to nominate, Senate will take on confirmation responsibilities.

Sullivan: I look forward to seeing who the President nominates
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)

Election 2020: The race for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

The Clarion spoke to candidates looking to fill seats on the assembly

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

Early municipal election voters head to polls

Voters cast the first in-person ballots in the borough’s municipal election on Monday.

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

Opinion: Sen. Dan Sullivan: Alaska’s authentic fighter

Dan consistently pushes back against federal overreach and protects our access to federal lands.

Former Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell
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)

Election 2020: A how-to guide

When, where and how to vote in the Oct. 6 municipal 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)
From left, Kenai City Council candidates Tim Navarre, Teea Winger and Henry Knackstedt participate in a candidate forum with the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
From left, Kenai City Council candidates Tim Navarre, Teea Winger and Henry Knackstedt participate in a candidate forum with the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
(City of Seward)

Election 2020: The race for Seward City Council

The Clarion spoke to the four candidates looking to fill seats on the council

(City of Seward)
Mayoral candidates Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings (left) and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce (right) participate in a forum during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon and the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Mayoral candidates weigh in

Mayoral candidates discuss voting, leadership and borough operations

Mayoral candidates Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings (left) and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce (right) participate in a forum during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon and the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Brian Mazurek / Peninsula Clarion                                Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce participate in a mayoral candidate forum Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.

Candidates tackle government, business

Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and current Mayor Charlie Pierce discuss tourism, taxes and business

Brian Mazurek / Peninsula Clarion                                Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce participate in a mayoral candidate forum Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.
Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Mayoral candidates talk pandemic recovery

Mayor Charlie Pierce and Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings participated.

Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
An exclusive Q&A with Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen
An exclusive Q&A with Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen
Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)

Race for the Senate 2020: A Q&A with Al Gross

The senate candidate on priorities, the economy and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)
Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

State certifies primary election results

22.7% of registered voters cast their ballot in the August primary

Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A sit-down with Sullivan

A sit-down with Sullivan

Alaska’s junior senator discusses economic recovery, legislative priorities and pandemic response

A sit-down with Sullivan
Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko collects his ballot during the primary election on Tuesday at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer.

Primaries kick off election season

Official election results won’t be available until absentee ballots have been counted and verified

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko collects his ballot during the primary election on Tuesday at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer.