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<p align="justify">''Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. by area and the only U.S. state that borders two foreign countries, Russia across the Bering Strait and Canada to the east, and two oceans, the Artic and the Pacific. 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 a state dominated by the fishing, oil and natural gas industries, there 20 members of the Alaska State Senate, 40 members of the Alaska House of Representatives, 2 members of the U.S. Senate, and 1 member of the U.S. House of Representatives.''</p></td></tr>
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|style="color:#000;" align="right"| [[Alaska ballot news|...more Alaska ballot news]]
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<td><center>''[[Alaska elections, 2013|No regularly scheduled elections in Alaska.]]<br/>Exceptions include special elections.<br/><hr>'''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].'''''</center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center>[[Voting in Alaska|Important voting information]]  •<br>  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br>  [[Redistricting in Alaska|Redistricting]]  •  [[Alaska vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Alaska,'' '''''[[Voting in Alaska|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:150%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''National politics in Alaska'''</h2><br>
  
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'''State executives'''<br>
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[[Governor of Alaska|Governor]] •
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[[Lieutenant Governor of Alaska|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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[[Alaska Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
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[[Alaska Commissioner of the Department of Revenue|Commissioner of the Department of Revenue]] •
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[[Alaska Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] •
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[[Alaska Director of Insurance|Director of Insurance]] •
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[[Alaska Director of Agriculture|Director of Agriculture]] •
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[[Alaska Commissioner of Natural Resources|Commissioner of Natural Resources]] •
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[[Alaska Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development|Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development]] •
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[[Alaska Regulatory Commission|Regulatory Commission]]
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'''State legislature'''<br>
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<center>{{Congdelegationlists|Chamber=Senate|State=Alaska}}</center>
[[Alaska State Legislature|State Legislature]]
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[[Alaska Senate|Senate]] •
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[[Alaska Legislative Auditor|Legislative Auditor]]
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'''Other'''<br>
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<h6 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''About the U.S. Congress'''</h6><br>
  
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• [[113th United States Congress]]<br>
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• [[Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)|2013-2014 Special Congressional elections]]<br>
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• [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 Congressional elections]]<br>
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• [[United States Senate elections, 2014|2014 U.S. Senate elections]]<br>
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• [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014|2014 U.S. House elections]]<br>
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• [[List of candidates who won election to U.S. Congress on November 6, 2012|November 6, 2012 General Election Winners]]
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• [[United States Constitution]]<br>
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• [[Filibuster|What is a filibuster?]]<br>
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• [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives|Do you know the staff salaries of your U.S. Congress member?]]<br>
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• [[List of U.S. Congress incumbents not running for re-election in 2012|List of incumbents who are retired]]<br>
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[[Aleutians East Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Aleutians East]] • [[Aleutians West Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Aleutians West]] • [[Ballot measures in Anchorage, Alaska|Anchorage]] • [[Bethel Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Bethel]] • [[Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Bristol Bay]] • [[Denali Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Denali]] • [[Dillingham Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Dillingham]] • [[Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Fairbanks North Star]] • [[Haines Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Haines]] • [[City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska ballot measures|Juneau]] • [[Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Kenai Peninsula]] • [[Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska|Ketchikan Gateway]] • [[Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Kodiak Island]] • [[Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Lake and Peninsula]] • [[Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Matanuska-Sustina]] • [[Nome Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Nome]] • [[North Slope Borough, Alaska ballot measures|North Slope]] • [[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Northwest Arctic]] • [[Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan]] • [[Sitka Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Sitka]] • [[Municipality of Skagway Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Municipality of Skagway]] • [[Southeast Fairbanks Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Southeast Fairbanks]] •[[Unorganized Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Unorganized Borough]]•  [[Valdez-Cordova Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Valdez-Cordova]] • [[Wade-Hampton Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Wade-Hampton Borough]] • [[Yakutat Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Yakutat]] • [[Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska ballot measures|Yukon-Koyukuk]]'''
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<center>[[Alaska state budget|State budget]] • [[Alaska public pensions|Public pensions]]<br>[[Alaska Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Alaska Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] • [[Laws governing ballot measures in Alaska]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Alaska|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Alaska ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]] • [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Alaska|History of initiative and referendum]]<br><br></center>
  
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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States House of Representatives elections in Alaska, 2012|2012 U.S. House elections]])
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* [[Alaska State Legislature|State legislature]] ([[Alaska State Senate elections, 2012|2012 Senate]] & [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[List_of_Alaska_ballot_measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Alaska 2012 ballot measures|2012]])
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[[Lieutenant Governor of Alaska|Lieutenant Governor]] [[Alaska Attorney General|Attorney General]] <br>
* [[Redistricting in Alaska]]
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[[Alaska Comptroller|Comptroller]] [[Alaska Commissioner of the Department of Revenue|Commissioner of the Department of Revenue]]<br>
* [[Recall campaigns in Alaska]]
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[[Alaska Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] [[Alaska Director of Insurance|Director of Insurance]] <br>
* [[Alaska vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
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[[Alaska Director of Agriculture|Director of Agriculture]] [[Alaska Commissioner of Natural Resources|Commissioner of Natural Resources]] <br>
* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]]
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[[Alaska Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development|Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development]] <br> • [[Alaska Regulatory Commission|Regulatory Commission]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Alaska|Results for Alaska, ''Who Runs the States'' report]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
** [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Alaska|Alaska Results]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Alaska]]
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** [[Laws governing recall in Alaska|Laws governing recall]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Alaska ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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* [[History_of_Initiative_%26_Referendum_in_Alaska|History of initiative and referendum]]
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* [[Alaska media|Newspapers and blogs]]
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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, Russia across the Bering Strait and Canada to the east, and two oceans, the Artic and the Pacific. 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 a state dominated by the fishing, oil and natural gas industries, there 20 members of the Alaska State Senate, 40 members of the Alaska House of Representatives, 2 members of the U.S. Senate, and 1 member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Lisa Murkowski
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Alaska 2003January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Mark Begich
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Alaska 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link


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Don Young
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Republican PartyU.S. House, Alaska, At-Large District 1973January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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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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