Alaska Elections Blog
By Jordan Shilling
How often have the current statewide political candidates voted in the past? The answer: quite a bit. Below, I list their election participation for primary, general, and municipal elections dating back to 2004.
Although you don’t need to remember your voter identification number, it would be cool to have a really low, easy-to-remember one. Imagine how jealous your friends would be. Mine is 982995. As I looked at the voter database today, I noticed a handful of elite voters with coveted single-digit ID numbers: William Sheffield (1), Stephen […]
The redistricting board produced a map with so little detail it is barely usable. So, I made this map tonight:
Tonight I had an interesting conversation with a friend that sparked a little research project. We were discussing the characteristics of people who sign petitions for referendums and initiatives. Probably like you, I’m guilty of assuming that most petition signers are uninformed on the issues and don’t vote very often. So, I decided to look […]