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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 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, Alaska|Anchorage]] and not its capital, [[Juneau, Alaska|Juneau]]. In addition, Alaska is dominated by the fishing, oil and natural gas industries.<br><br>Alaska has 20 members of the [[Alaska State Senate]], 40 members of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]], two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Alaska|U.S. Senate]] and one member of the [[United States congressional delegations from Alaska|U.S. House of Representatives]].''</p></td></tr>
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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 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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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
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 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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