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 …

Voices of the Peninsula: A tale of 4 rankings

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If I can’t have my first choice, I’d at least like input on my second, or even third choice. ICYMI: Read this on the Peninsula Clarion ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” If we didn’t know any better, we might assume this quote is a caption from an Instagram influencer’s latest photo about …

Why Ballot Measure Two offers a better path for rural Alaska

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ICYMI: Read this in The Skagway News This Nov. 3, we urge rural Alaskans to vote yes on Ballot Measure Two.  Our current election system of closed primaries and uncompetitive general elections does a disservice to rural Alaskans. Ballot Measure Two offers a better path forward. First, we’ve seen increased polarization and gridlock in Juneau in recent years, driven in …

Opinion: Elections Should be free, fair and open

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ICYMI: Read this on the Juneau Empire By Bruce Botelho Ballot Measure 2 is about ending the influence of dark money, opening primary elections to all qualified voters and allowing voters in the general election to rank the candidates for each office according to their preference. These nonpartisan reforms have been tested in other states and resulted in increased voter …

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 …