LETTER: In support of Ballot Measure 2

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ICYMI: Read this on the Anchorage Press Ballot Measure 2 is about one thing and one thing only: election reform that puts more  power into the hands of voters and excludes the influence of anonymous monied interests and  party elites. In these times of growing tension where political leadership on a national level  believes they deserve the loyalty of their …

Republicans bankroll group opposed to election-reform measure, while Outside groups spend heavily to support it

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Republican-affiliated groups and donors contributed nearly $250,000 to oppose Ballot Measure 2 in early September, while Outside election-reform groups continue to be the main supporters of the proposal, according to campaign finance reports published this month. If approved by voters Nov. 3, Ballot Measure 2 would put state candidates into a combined primary election for each office, and the top …

Yes On 2 Files Second APOC Complaint Against Opposition Group For Deceiving Voters

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign filed its second complaint with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) against Brett Huber and the opposition group Defend Alaska Elections for blatantly ignoring Alaska’s campaign finance laws and intentionally deceiving voters.  Yes on 2’s complaint outlines a pattern of violations by Huber and Defend Alaska Elections designed to mislead voters and …

Why I support Ballot Measure 2 by Daniel Swift of Fairbanks

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ICYMI: Read ‘Why I support Ballot Measure 2’ on the Fairbanks Daily News Miner Ballot Measure 2 has three major provisions. One pertains to the primary election; another is a ranked choice provision that applies to the general election; and another is for financial disclosure. Over the past decade we have seen an increasingly dysfunctional Congress. The current primary system …

Begich and Parnell are mistaken on Ballot Measure 2 by Kimberly Waller

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ICYMI: Read ‘Begich and Parnell are mistaken on Ballot Measure 2’ on the Anchorage Daily News Former Sen. Mark Begich and former Gov. Sean Parnell signed onto an op-ed in a national publication calling for voters to reject Ballot Measure 2, the Alaskans for Better Elections initiative. Many Alaskans trust these two well-known voices, and their concerns are likely shared …

Election reform measure goes beyond party lines

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Supporters, opponents trade barbs over Measure 2by Peter Segall in the Juneau Empire Supporters and detractors of a state ballot measure to change the state’s election process gave very different portrayals of what the reforms might mean for Alaska in talks this week. Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2, a bundle of three election reforms, which if passed, would either bring clarity …

Bipartisan Legislator Coalition Announced in Support of Yes on 2

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The Yes on 2 for Better Elections Campaign announces the formation of a new coalition of politicians committed to developing solutions to the state’s economic challenges. The Bipartisan Legislators for Better Elections Coalition includes 10 current and former elected officials with a record of working across party lines to advance responsible policies.   The Bipartisan Legislators for Better Elections Coalition includes: …

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, …