Election Law

  • Nageak v. Mallott In Nageak v. Mallott, the Supreme Court held that (1) election challengers must bring an election contest complaint, rather than a recount appeal, if they are alleging only malconduct, fraud, or corruption in the conduct of an election, and (2) the malconduct must be sufficient to change the result of the election before a new ...
  • State v. Alaska Democratic Party In State v. Alaska Democratic Party, the supreme court held the Alaska Constitution’s right of free association allows a political party to open its primaries to registered independent candidates.  Alaska requires candidates to either win a party primary or secure a certain number of petition signatures to appear on the general election ballot.  In order ...
  • Lieutenant Governor of State v. Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc.   In Lieutenant Governor of State v. Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc., Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc., a nonprofit, proposed a ballot initiative ...
  • RBG Bush Planes, LLC v. Alaska Public Offices Commission   In RBG Bush Planes, LLC v. Alaska Public Offices Commission, The Alaska Public Offices Commission investigated complaints about RBG Bush Planes, LLC, a corporation, and then ...
  • Price v. Kenai Peninsula Borough   In Price v. Kenai Peninsula Borough, Of the six cities within the Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska, four are general law cities, and ...

Election Law

  • Nageak v. Mallott In Nageak v. Mallott, the Supreme Court held that (1) election challengers must bring an election contest complaint, rather than a recount appeal, if they are alleging only malconduct, fraud, or corruption in the conduct of an election, and (2) the malconduct must be sufficient to change the result of the election before a new ...
  • State v. Alaska Democratic Party In State v. Alaska Democratic Party, the supreme court held the Alaska Constitution’s right of free association allows a political party to open its primaries to registered independent candidates.  Alaska requires candidates to either win a party primary or secure a certain number of petition signatures to appear on the general election ballot.  In order ...
  • Lieutenant Governor of State v. Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc.   In Lieutenant Governor of State v. Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc., Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, Inc., a nonprofit, proposed a ballot initiative ...
  • RBG Bush Planes, LLC v. Alaska Public Offices Commission   In RBG Bush Planes, LLC v. Alaska Public Offices Commission, The Alaska Public Offices Commission investigated complaints about RBG Bush Planes, LLC, a corporation, and then ...
  • Price v. Kenai Peninsula Borough   In Price v. Kenai Peninsula Borough, Of the six cities within the Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska, four are general law cities, and ...