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Borough School Board election

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly District 9 and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of… Continue reading

 

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Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly election

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly District 9 and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of… Continue reading

 

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Homer City Council election

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly District 9 and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of… Continue reading

 

A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits next to a bottle of hand sanitizer in this October 2020 photo. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Voter registration deadline Sunday

The municipal election is Oct. 5.

A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits next to a bottle of hand sanitizer in this October 2020 photo. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Assembly Member Willy Dunne (second from left) speaks during a meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O'Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Candidates file for borough elections

The candidate filing period for people interested in running for seats open in the Oct. 5 municipal election closed Monday, Aug. 16. Multiple seats will… Continue reading

Assembly Member Willy Dunne (second from left) speaks during a meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O'Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Federal appeals court nixes some caps for Alaska campaign contributions

The decision struck down a $500-a-year limit on individual contributions to non-party groups and the $3,000-a-year cap on total nonresident donations.

A Kelly Tshibaka campaign sign is seen inside of Nikiski Hardware & Supply on Friday, April 9 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Tshibaka makes rounds on the peninsula

The former DOA head is challenging Sen. Lisa Murkowski for her Senate seat.

A Kelly Tshibaka campaign sign is seen inside of Nikiski Hardware & Supply on Friday, April 9 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
An election official lays out “I voted” stickers on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Stickers for the 2020 general election featured designs by Alaskan artist Barbara Lavallee. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Lt. Gov. seeks initiative audit to calm questions

He said he thinks the ballot measure passed “fair and square.”

An election official lays out “I voted” stickers on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Stickers for the 2020 general election featured designs by Alaskan artist Barbara Lavallee. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo of a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October shows Ballot Measure 2. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Rep. Vance, Sen. Stevens elected to another term

Both incumbents won in local Alaska House, Senate races

“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cooper concedes in Alaska House race

Rep. Sarah Vance elected to a second term

“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Supporters of Alaska Ballot Measure 1 wave signs urging a “yes” vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Alaska started counting absentee ballots on Tuesday

Absentee ballot counting for Homer area didn’t start until Wednesday

Supporters of Alaska Ballot Measure 1 wave signs urging a “yes” vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A poll worker helps a voter with his ballot at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Republicans lead on peninsula, statewide

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

A poll worker helps a voter with his ballot at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Workers prepare mail-in ballots for counting, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at the convention center in Lancaster, Pa., following Tuesday’s election. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Election officials scramble to count ballots in key states

ATLANTA — Election officials in several key states furiously counted ballots Wednesday as the nation awaited the outcome of the race between President Donald Trump… Continue reading

Workers prepare mail-in ballots for counting, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at the convention center in Lancaster, Pa., following Tuesday’s election. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Voters cast their ballots in th e General Election at one of the two Homer precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Vance, Stevens lead in preliminary Election Night results

Official results won’t be known for weeks; thousands of absentee ballots left to count

Voters cast their ballots in th e General Election at one of the two Homer precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
U.S. Rep. Don Young, left, and Alyse Galvin square off in a debate for the sole Alaska house seat Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. The debate between the candidates for Alaska’s sole seat in Congress became contentious Thursday, with challenger Galvin saying she’s tired of Young misrepresenting her position on issues. (Jeff Chen / Pool Photo)

Galvin, Young accuse each of other of lying during debate

The debate between became contentious Thursday

U.S. Rep. Don Young, left, and Alyse Galvin square off in a debate for the sole Alaska house seat Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. The debate between the candidates for Alaska’s sole seat in Congress became contentious Thursday, with challenger Galvin saying she’s tired of Young misrepresenting her position on issues. (Jeff Chen / Pool Photo)
Al Gross, right, an independent in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, holds a document during a debate with Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan last Friday, in Anchorage. Sullivan participated remotely, as the Senate prepares to vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee in Washington. (Jeff Chen / Alaska Public Media)

Sullivan, Gross trade barbs in broadcast debate

The race has drawn national attention as the parties vie for control of the Senate.

Al Gross, right, an independent in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, holds a document during a debate with Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan last Friday, in Anchorage. Sullivan participated remotely, as the Senate prepares to vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee in Washington. (Jeff Chen / Alaska Public Media)
Rep. Don Young speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Rep. Don Young visits Homer on campaign trail

In a small campaign event with supporters in Homer, Rep. Don Young touted his years of experience and spoke of November’s upcoming election as a… Continue reading

Rep. Don Young speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Sen. Gary Stevens. (Photo by Clark James Mishler, courtesy of Doug Letch)

Candidate Q&A: Gary Stevens

Incumbent senator states views on budget, taxes, PFD and other issues

Sen. Gary Stevens. (Photo by Clark James Mishler, courtesy of Doug Letch)
Alaska Senate candidate Greg Madden. (Photo courtesy Greg Madden)

Candidate Q&A: Greg Madden

Senate candidate states views on budget, PFD, taxes

Alaska Senate candidate Greg Madden. (Photo courtesy Greg Madden)
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