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Welcome to Alaska on Ballotpedia!

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, two members of the U.S. Senate, and one member of the U.S. House of Representatives.


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2014 elections in Alaska

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External resources for the State of Alaska

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National politics in Alaska

CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Alaska

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Daniel S. Sullivan
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

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

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

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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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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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