Zac Johnson, a former state pilot, Marine and former state trooper, Rachel Ries, a former medevac pilot and licensed paralegal and Zac Johnson, a business developer, are competing for District 6, Seat K on the Anchorage Assembly.
Voters will decide if they want to update the municipal charter to clarify the timelines and processes for when special elections are held for filling a vacancy in the office of the mayor. It would also restructure what will happen in the event that a mayor can no longer serve.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Mary Sattler Peltola were in attendance at Tuesday night's SOTU address. Alaska's entire congressional delegation emphasized development in Alaska in commentary surrounding the annual speech.
Anchorage Municipal Ombudsman Darrel Hess alleged in a memo sent Thursday morning that a municipal “executive” said Mayor Dave Bronson’s office was viewing surveillance footage of the ombudsman’s office to see which employees visited the office and spoke with members of the Anchorage Assembly.
In a 2-1 decision made by the Alaska Supreme Court, House District 16 winner Jennie Armstrong’s eligible Alaska residency was confirmed — meaning that she can serve her term in the Alaska House of Representatives.
The Republican who lost an Anchorage House race in November has appealed a judge’s ruling that found that Democrat Jennifer “Jennie” Armstrong met residency requirements to take office and accepted Armstrong as the winner.
The plaintiff’s side set out to prove two things; that Eastman is a member of the Oath Keepers organization, and that the group attempted to overthrow the United States government during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Art Mathias is leading an effort to have ranked-choice voting on the ballot in 2024 — but this time to get rid of the system, which was approved by voters in 2020, 51% to 49%, and used for the first time in 2022.