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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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2013 elections in Alaska

On the 2013 ballot
No regularly scheduled elections in Alaska.
Exceptions include special elections.

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Voting in Alaska

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

External resources for the State of Alaska

Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
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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

CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Alaska

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

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

About the U.S. Congress

113th United States Congress
2013-2014 Special Congressional elections
2014 Congressional elections
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United States Constitution
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List of incumbents who are retired
Filing requirements for congressional candidates
2012 Congressional elections contested primaries analysis

Local politics in Alaska

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Clipboard48.png Local ballot measures in Alaska

Local Ballot Measures are the basics of direct democracy.

Local ballot measuresHistorical ballot measures by yearLocal ballot measure reports

County election website evaluationsCosts of administering local electionsLocal ballot measure statistics (by year)Political topics (by year)

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A recall is the removal of an elected official from office for wrongdoing or a disagreeable action the ballot measure specifies.

Political recall effortsRecalls by year

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Judgepedia presents the State of Alaska
Check out Alaska's judiciary on Judgepedia

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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