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3 hrs ago | Homer News

Homer says - Yes' on Ballot Measure 1, but statewide vote favors - No' position

While early reports from the Alaska Division of Elections showed "yes" votes on Ballot Measure 1 in the lead, within three hours after polls closed on Tuesday and with more than half the precincts reporting, the unofficial results pulled a switch with the "no" votes gaining ground.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Union leader urges Mallott, Walker to join forces in race for governor

The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, US Governors, US News, Fairbanks, AK

Peninsula Clarion

Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors

APRN

Mallott, Parnell Easily Win Nominations

Incumbent Republican Sean Parnell easily won renomination for governor beating three other candidates, Gerald Heikes, Russ Millette, and Brad Snowden.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Anchorage, AK

Peninsula Clarion

Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.

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Related Topix: Kenai, AK, US Governors

APRN

In Tight Race, Oil Tax Referendum Behind

With some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell's signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

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Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan leads in high-stakes Senate primary

Ben Robar drives off in his 1929 Model A after casting his vote Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Matt Mead, US Governors, Anchorage, AK, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Alaska voters get their say in state's oil tax system

Voting ended on Tuesday evening in an Alaska primary election that in part will decide whether to repeal or uphold a new law that cuts taxes on oil production and is worth up to $1 billion a year to companies such as Conoco Phillips, BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. If voters repeal the eight-month-old tax reduction ushered in by Governor Sean Parnell, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin

The Washington Post

News Guide: Primary election highlights

Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Matt Mead, US Governors, Sarah Palin

APRN

In Wake Of a oeEducation Session,a Democrats Run Teacher Candidates

On top of the Republican Senate primary and the oil tax referendum, there's one more competitive race on tomorrow's ballot - the contest for the Democrats' lieutenant governor nominee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 18, 2014

The Primary Election is tomorrow, and the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are scrambling for high profile endorsements.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Iditarod, AK, Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Condoleezza Rice, US Governors

Christian Science Monitor

On Alaska's oil tax referendum, Palin joins with liberals

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is criticizing the flat-tax for the oil industry, which replaced her sliding-scale tax system.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Anchorage Daily News

In busy election season, People Mover sees bump in advertising dollars

It's a busy election season, and for Anchorage's bus system, that means booming business in the advertising department.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Anchorage, AK, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

KTOO-TV Juneau

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as "Right to Mush" state

On Monday Parnell signed a resolution "recognizing, honoring, supporting, and encouraging support for dog mushing and dog mushers" in Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Nome, AK, Willow, AK, Iditarod, AK

Peninsula Clarion

Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

On Tuesday, Alaskans will have a say in the state's oil tax structure with a yes vote to repeal Senate Bill 21 or no vote to approve the law.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Soldotna, AK, Kenai, AK, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Click Bishop: 'If voting No doesn't work, I'll lead the charge for changes'

OPINION: When I cast my key Senate vote in favor of SB 21, I had to take a leap of faith.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK

Peninsula Clarion

Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

Leading into Tuesday's primary, Alaska's gubernatorial campaigns have been largely overshadowed by hard-driving runs for a U.S. Senate seat and a ballot referendum to repeal the current version of the state's oil tax.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Yakutat, AK, Valdez, AK

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

If leaders had done their job, Alaskans wouldn't be voting on oil taxes

OPINION: Alaskans must vote yes to repeal SB21 because Gov. Parnell and the majority have so badly failed to create a political consensus that the lack of public faith threatens the future of other projects important to the future of Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK, Juneau, AK

Anchorage Daily News

Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia international park as threat to development

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed into law legislation opposing development of the Beringia international park.

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Related Topix: US Governors, World News, Russia, Asia, Cold Bay, AK

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Industry rallies employers and workers to 'vote no on 1'

Gov. Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska Production Act, into law during a special meeting of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce at the Dena'ina Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2012.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

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