Ballot Measures 1 and 2 are good for Alaskans

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ICYMI: Read this on the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Bravo on your Oct. 9 headline about the Ballot Measure 2 deceptive labeling, and the “catch” of it by the Alaska Public Offices Commission, which is exactly what that agency should be doing. And bravo again to APOC, because the deception that they required be cleared up is exactly the kind of dark …

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, …

Improve Alaska’s elections by supporting Measure 2

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ICYMI: Read this on Fairbanks Daily News-Miner I recently took time to examine Ballot Measure 2, which proposes to modify how Alaska’s statewide elections are conducted. While initially leery of making changes in the voting process, after examining the three elements of this proposal, I came away believing the initiative is both positive and necessary to make our elected officials more …

Ballot Measure 2 would change the way Alaskans vote for statewide candidates and those running for the Legislature. Here’s how.

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ICMYI: Read this on ADN By James Brooks In 25 pages, the proposed Better Elections Initiative offers a plan to significantly change the way the state’s residents pick their politicians. Alaskans are deciding the initiative, also called Ballot Measure 2, in votes cast now through Election Day, Nov. 3. It has three separate but related parts: • It would require …

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 …

Only ranked-choice voting could save American democracy now

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It’s a key reform to redress the dysfunction in our current system. ICYMI: Read this on the Star Tribune We are facing increasing case numbers of COVID-19 in the Midwest and across this country, and this fall could be a worst-case scenario with the confluence of influenza and COVID-19. We have never needed an effective, functioning government more than we …

Letter: Thoughts on ranked-choice voting

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ICYMI: Read this on ADN In my district, we have a Democrat as state representative and a Republican as state senator. Based on the results of previous elections, that is what we’ve chosen for some time. I don’t have the option to select candidates from both parties when voting in a primary election. Choosing one party’s ballot feels like choosing …