Ranked-choice voting’s first experiment in Alaska was far from a disaster, but it also didn’t quite meet the goals that advocates have argued.
Alaska’s final count for the House special election begins tonight, with two Republicans and a Democrat vying for office.
Approval voting could provide all of the benefits of ranked-choice voting, with less of the Alaska-specific downsides.
The recent chaos of the Alaska House is the latest step in a decades-long war between coalition-minded Republicans and the rest of the party.
By joining the Democratic-led House Majority Caucus, Republican Kelly Merrick risks alienating her staunchly conservative seat.
The tripartisan coalition that controlled the Alaska House of Representatives has collapsed, and the GOP is now favored to gain a trifecta.
The typcially Republican states of Alaska and Montana might just be the last outposts of elastic unpredictability in America.
With the upcoming poll igniting plenty of interest in Alaska, it’s a good time to examine the fundamentals of Alaska’s politics and Senate race.
In just over twelve hours, Vaughan’s GoFundMe appeal not only hit its $5,000 goal, it hit a secondary $8,000 goal for a second poll in another state.