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State Government
  Governor  Bill Walker 1 14 +2.22%
  Lieutenant Governor  Byron I. Mallott 1 14 +2.22%
  Attorney General  Jahna Lindemuth 0 16 +100.00%
  AK State Senate  Republican Party Control 1 16 +60.00%
  AK State House  Coalition Control 0 16 +10.00%
  President  Donald Trump 1 16 +14.73%
  Senate Class II  Daniel S. Sullivan 1 14 +2.13%
  Senate Class III  Lisa Murkowski 3 16 +15.20%
House of Representatives
  AK - At-Large  Don Young 22 16 +14.30%
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Initiatives and Referenda
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% Of Total VotesOfficeAlaska WinnerYrAlaska Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race
0.23% Popular Vote   Donald Trump 16 163,387 51.28% +5.20%

British Columbia, Canada  
Chukotka, Autonomous Regions  
Yukon, Canada  

Parents > United States  
Established January 03, 1959
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP November 28, 2015 09:34am
DescriptionState of Alaska
"North to the Future"

The largest state of the Union in terms of physical size, Alaska lies to the far north of the Pacific Ocean bordering Russia, Canada and the Arctic.

It is the 49th state and is comprised of 25 counties. The capital is Juneau.

On March 30, 1867, Secretary of State William H. Seward signed an agreement with Russian Minister to the United States Baron Edouard Stoeckl ceding possession of the vast territory of Alaska to the U.S. for the sum of $7.2 million. In 1879, lacking a civil infrastructure in the new American district, the United States Navy took control over Alaska under the leadership of Commander L. A. Beardslee who became its military governor. Congress' passage of the First Organic Act of 1884 stripped military power over Alaska and installed various localized civil governments throughout the district. In 1897, the Klondike Gold Rush ushered in a wave of migration into Alaska.

In April of 1912, Congress passed the Second Organic Act which conferred territory status, a mandate to create a legislature and appointment of a governor. In January of 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower officially endorsed statehood for Alaska & on January 3, 1959 he signed the official declaration making Alaska the 49th state.

General Elections: Polling places open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Primary Elections: Held on the 4th Tuesday in August of every even-numbered year.

Legislative terms begin on the second Monday in January following a presidential election year and on the third Tuesday in January following a gubernatorial election.
PVIR+18.99 ( D-11.63 R+5.19 I-0.66 N+2.46 LBT+2.59 G+0.73 CST+1.06 PSL-0.05 ADP-0.02 )


AK CD At-Large -

Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 Anchorage Anchorage 279,243 2008-07-01
2 Fairbanks Fairbanks North Star 35,132 2008-07-01
3 Juneau Juneau 30,711 2000-04-01
4 Wasilla Matanuska-Susitna 10,256 2008-07-01
5 Palmer Matanuska-Susitna 8,201 2008-07-01
6 Kenai Kenai Peninsula 7,742 2008-07-01
7 Ketchikan Ketchikan Gateway 7,280 2008-07-01
8 Bethel Bethel 6,468 2008-07-01
9 Kodiak Kodiak Island 6,228 2008-07-01
10 Homer Kenai Peninsula 5,802 2008-07-01
Largest Population Counties [More]  
# County Population As Of
1 Anchorage 286,174 2009-07-01
2 Fairbanks North Star 98,660 2009-07-01
3 Matanuska-Susitna 88,379 2009-07-01
4 Kenai Peninsula 54,665 2009-07-01
5 Kodiak Island 13,346 2009-07-01
6 Ketchikan Gateway 13,005 2009-07-01
7 Northwest Arctic 7,444 2009-07-01
8 North Slope 6,752 2009-07-01
9 Aleutians East 2,744 2009-07-01
10 Haines 2,399 2009-07-01

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Alaskan Independence Party  Discuss
Division of Elections: State of Alaska  Discuss
Green Party of Alaska  Discuss
Republican Moderate Party of Alaska  Discuss
Republican Party of Alaska  Discuss
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State of Alaska  Discuss
State of Alaska Governor  Discuss
State of Alaska Legislature  Discuss

Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
I 189,146 37.14% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
R 135,910 26.69% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
N 87,079 17.10% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
D 70,469 13.84% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
AKI 16,099 3.16% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
LBT 7,184 1.41% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
G 1,798 0.35% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
VPA 1,115 0.22% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
CST 209 0.04% Oct 10, 2014 RBH
CST 131 0.03% Sep 03, 2013 Zeus the Moose
CST 78 0.02% Oct 12, 2012 RBH
TVP 2 0.00% Oct 10, 2014 RBH



Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 10:00am Jan 01, 1900 11:00pm General Election AK Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
Aug 24, 2010 10:00am Aug 24, 2010 11:00pm Primary Election AK Primary Election  RP 
Mar 06, 2012 09:00pm Mar 07, 2012 01:00am Presidential Primary AK Republican Presidential Caucus  RP 
Aug 28, 2012 10:00am Aug 28, 2012 11:00pm Primary Election AK Primary Election  RP 
Aug 16, 2016 10:00am Aug 16, 2016 10:00pm Primary Election AK Primary Election  RP 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 27, 2017 06:00pm Report Trump administration threatens retribution against Alaska over Murkowski health votes  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 30, 2015 09:30pm Rule Change Obama will rename the highest U.S. peak, dropping McKinley for Denali  Article RP 
Jun 08, 2011 07:00pm News (Alaska) Democratic lawmakers blast board's redistricting proposal  Article ScottĀ³ 
Aug 18, 2010 12:00pm News Though Leery of Washington, Alaska Feasts on Its Dollars  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 08, 2010 12:35pm News Alaska Legislature Plans $1.5 Million Astroturf Fight Against Endangered Species Act  Article WesternDem 
Jul 13, 2009 06:10am Blog Entry Sarah Palin's Constitutional Train Wreck  Article Craverguy 
May 25, 2009 06:00pm News Alaskans Adjust to Life Without 'Uncle Ted'  Article Barack O-blame-a 
Apr 02, 2009 07:00pm News Coast Guard to move oil from near simmering Alaska volcano  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 30, 2009 10:00pm News Alaska Air cancels Anchorage flights as Redoubt spews ash  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 23, 2009 12:00pm Event Alaska volcano Mount Redoubt erupts 5 times  Article RP 
Jan 30, 2009 04:30am Speculative Alaskans brace for Redoubt Volcano eruption  Article RP 
Nov 11, 2008 04:25pm Blog Entry Alaska Figures Out Why Every Election Outcome Was Horribly Confusing  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 05, 2008 05:00pm Blog Entry What In The Hell Happened in Alaska?  Article ArmyDem 
Sep 09, 2008 12:00pm Analysis Sarah Palin's Alaskonomics  Article RP 
Jul 31, 2008 09:00am News A New Generation of Republicans in Alaska  Article ArmyDem 
May 08, 2008 01:00pm News Study: Alaska worst in U.S. at producing college graduates  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 15, 2008 08:00am News The Last Frontier of Flying  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 01, 2008 11:00am Speculative Alaska State Capitol to move?  Article Chronicler 
Jan 30, 2008 02:00am News Rural Alaska steeped in sexual violence  Article The Sunset Provision 
Dec 11, 2007 06:05pm News Congressional earmarks lose luster for Alaska  Article particleman 
Nov 12, 2007 01:00pm News 'I'll Sell My Soul to the Devil'  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 05, 2007 06:00pm Blog Entry State of Dependency  Article ArmyDem 
Sep 16, 2007 09:00pm News Alaska corruption prosecutors criticized  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 17, 2007 11:00pm News Dems warm to Alaska prospects in 2008  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 14, 2007 09:55pm News Alaska lawmakers losing clout  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 03, 2007 08:00am News Fall legislative session may bypass Juneau, too  Article CBlock941 
May 04, 2007 11:15pm News Former, current Alaska lawmakers charged  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 01, 2006 02:00am Investigation FBI searches Alaska state lawmakers' offices  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Aug 09, 2006 06:00pm Announcement Alaska Gov. Institutes Hiring Freeze  Article RP 
Oct 04, 2005 05:00pm News Technical amendment pipes money to Alaska  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 14, 2005 12:00am News New capital up for dibs in Alaska  Article Servo 
Nov 21, 2004 12:00am Opinion Alaska congressional delegation doubts scientists' conclusions  Article RP 
May 16, 2004 12:00am News [AK] 'Election Research' poll was used to swing votes for GOP  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 13, 2004 12:00am News [AK] Republican Party Chairman under investigation  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 24, 2003 09:25pm News Begich officially announced as city's new mayor  Article Stephen Yellin