Have You Heard What They’re Saying In Fairbanks About Ballot Measure 2?

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign hosted a virtual meet and greet with Ballot Measure 2 supporters from the Fairbanks area. Regional leaders shared why they believe better government starts with better elections and why they’re voting Yes on Ballot Measure 2. Watch the webinar. Karl Kassel | Former Fairbanks North Slope Borough Mayor; Yes on 2 Steering Committee member “Ballot Measure 2 is …

APOC Staff Investigation Reveals Alaska Policy Forum Broke Campaign Disclosure Laws While Opposing Ballot Measure 2

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Group funded by Dark Money attempted to skirt disclosure and registration requirements A newly-released staff report by the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) finds that the Alaska Policy Forum broke campaign disclosure laws while supporting the “No on 2” campaign.   Alaska law requires groups to register with APOC before making any expenditure for or against a ballot measure. Alaska Policy Forum faces thousands …

Event Recap- A Conversation for Better Elections Between Heather Lende and David Daley

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Haines author Heather Lende’s recent letter in the Anchorage Daily News highlights the importance of updating the system we currently use to elect our representatives to reduce the hyper-partisanship that is increasingly dividing communities.  “The trauma of politics statewide, nationally and even in small towns, has both sides and the middle fearing that every time somebody else is elected, the winners will take all,” …

Defend Alaska Elections Campaign Guilty of Violating Alaska Election Law

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Ongoing violations were part of a deliberate scheme to hide Dark Money donors from the public view Update October 18: Continued violation in new digital ads. Those opposing Ballot Measure 2 are committed to their dark money and secret tactics. The Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) ruled today, October 8, that the Defend Alaska Elections campaign was guilty of blatant, …

Alaskans Are Choosing Better Representation With Ballot Measure 2

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign hosted a webinar, “Diversity And Power In Elections” to explore the ways Ballot Measure 2 will increase diversity and inclusion in Alaska’s elections, and ultimately our representation.  According to the Alaska Division of Elections, although 40% of Alaska’s population identifies as Indigenous, Black, People of Color (BIPOC), they make up only about …

Alaska Natives for Better Elections Coalition Seeks Better Representation Of Indigenous Priorities and Urgent Needs

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The Alaska Natives for Better Elections Coalition launches today – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – with 42 leaders representing a diversity of tribes, regions, ages, and roles in communities across our state announcing that they are voting Yes on 2. These well-respected, thoughtful decision-makers understand that Ballot Measure 2 will give Alaska voters more choice, voice, and power to elect representatives …

Anti-Ballot Measure 2 Group Defend Alaska Elections Continues to Mislead the Public

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Yes on 2 for Better Elections has requested an expedited review with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) of multiple violations of Alaska election law by the Defend Alaska Elections campaign. With less than 30 days until the November 3rd election, Defend Alaska Elections has continued its pattern of making false and misleading statements concerning the primary sources of financing …