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Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. by area and the only U.S. state that borders two foreign countries and two oceans: Russia, Canada, the Arctic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is among the least populated states in the U.S. and most of its 730,000+ residents populate the city of Anchorage and not its capital, Juneau. In addition, Alaska is dominated by the fishing, oil and natural gas industries.

Alaska has 20 members of the State Senate, 40 members of the House of Representatives, two members of the U.S. Senate and one member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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2015 elections in Alaska

On the 2015 ballot
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Voting in Alaska

Important voting information
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For more information on voting in Alaska, click here.

External resources for the State of Alaska

Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
Campaign finance reports
Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to

National politics in Alaska

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Daniel S. Sullivan
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Alaska 2015January 3, 2021November 3, 2020Link
Lisa Murkowski
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Alaska 2003January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Don Young
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Republican PartyU.S. House, Alaska, At-Large District 1973January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

About the U.S. Congress

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Alaska on Policypedia

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Judgepedia presents the State of Alaska

The structure of the Alaska judicial system is laid out in Article IV of the state Constitution. There are four levels of the state courts: the Alaska Supreme Court, the Alaska Court of Appeals, the Alaska Superior Court, and the Alaska District Court.

The United States District Court for the District of Alaska has federal jurisdiction. An alternative system of justice is found in approximately forty Native American Tribal Courts throughout the state.



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The Last Frontier
Capital:   Juneau
Motto:   North to the Future
Population:   721,500
Area of state:   663,267 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1959
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