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 …

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,” …

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 …

Ranked Choice Voting Is A Simple, Straightforward System That Gives Voters More Voice, Choice, and Power

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign hosted a webinar, “RCV: Easy as 1, 2, 3 (4)” to discuss one of the three electoral reforms that Ballot Measure 2 would advance: implementing ranked choice voting (RCV) in general elections. RCV is a simple and cost-effective way to increase competition and participation in our elections, encourage coalition building and cooperation among …

Ballot Measure 2 Exposes Political Corruption Caused By Dark Money

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign hosted a webinar, “Shining A Light On Dark Money” this week on one of the most important reforms contained in Ballot Measure 2—strengthening campaign finance disclosure requirements to end the corrupting influence of Dark Money spending.  The term “Dark Money” describes the large sums of Outside political dollars that flow into Alaska each election …

Failing the Equity Test – Webinar

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A panel of Alaskan speakers and national experts today discussed the importance of, and barriers to, equity and representation in our elections and how Ballot Measure 2’s election reforms can make an impact in a webinar hosted by the Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign titled: Failing the Equity Test. Watch “Failing the Equity Test” webinar on Facebook here, …

Southeast Alaskans Are Showing Support for Ballot Measure 2

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Alaskans from Skagway to Ketchikan met online September 10 with Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign staff and regional leaders to discuss how Ballot Measure 2 will improve Alaska’s election process and create less partisan divide among elected officials.  More than 40 people participated in the Southeast Meet & Greet event to address the increasing extremism and lack of transparency in …