Lawmakers troubled by voting issues in rural communities

β€˜We cannot dismiss the fact that this election cycle has been plagued with mishaps and confusion’ ANCHORAGE – Lawmakers who represent rural communities in the Alaska House of Representatives sent a letter this week to Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer, who oversees Alaska’s elections, highlighting concerns from residents who fear their votes will not get counted …

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Alaska Legislature prepares for the possibility of vote-by-mail

JUNEAU – The House State Affairs Committee held a hearing earlier this week on vote-by-mail elections in response to a provision included in Senate Bill 241 – an Alaska COVID-19 Emergency Relief Bill – that allows the lieutenant governor to conduct elections by mail during the pandemic.

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