Alaska’s elections aren’t serving us well. Ballot Measure 2 will help.

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ICYMI: Read this editorial on ADN Endorsements are made by the editorial board and reflect the opinion of the owners. The newsroom operates independently of the editorial board and is not involved in the endorsement process. Can we make elections better? That’s the question Ballot Measure 2 seeks to answer. The three-part initiative would overhaul the primary and general election …

Opinion: Ballot Measure 2 will amplify voices of women and independent voters

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ICYMI: Read this on the Juneau Empire This year, the country celebrates the hundred-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Alaska did not vote for or against the amendment because we were not a state at the time it was ratified. Fortunately, Alaskan women already had the right to vote seven years earlier, beginning in 1913. The suffrage movement, of course, …

Letter: More independent thinkers

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ICYMI: Read this on ADN When I was 18, I was proud to register as a Democrat in Alaska. I felt that the party represented Alaskans and values that were important to Alaska, even if most voters were afraid of that “D” letter on the ballot. That has changed. Both major parties have divorced themselves from the welfare of Alaskans. …

Letter: Betrayed principles

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ICYMI: Read this on ADN I have been a major Planned Parenthood supporter for 50 years, as well as my father before me. As much as I support the PP mission, and PPVotes support for candidates who support that mission, I am totally appalled that they have chosen to support No on Ballot Measure 2 in Alaska. How do you …

Alaskans Should Choose Alaska’s Future

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By Ben Kellie ICYMI: Read this in the Peninsula Clarion Alaskans have big decisions to make at the polls this year. The last four years, and this one in particular, have given us a lot to think about. Regardless of our politics, we should all be taking a pause to ask, “What do we want the future of Alaska to …

Alaska Voices: Knocking down barriers to competition of ideas

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Ballot Measure 2 offers a practical set of reforms to give voters more choice, voice and power. ICYMI: Read this on the Peninsula Clarion Would the Founding Fathers recognize our polarized and dysfunctional political system? As Election Day approaches, the airwaves overflow with negative advertising and nary a solution to the problems that plague our state. As Alaskans, we seem …