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Ballot Measure 2: Elections Initiative

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Alaska Common Ground

Ballot Measure 2: Elections Initiative

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Wondering how to vote on the two ballot measures appearing on the November ballot? Alaska Common Ground hosted an online discussion of ballot measure 2 which will affect our election process in Alaska. Watch the video below, and scroll down for the panelists’ bios and slides.
Panelists For:
  • Scott Kendall serves as Counsel to the Yes on 2 for Better Elections campaign. Scott is an attorney at Holmes Weddle & Barcott and most recently served as Chief of Staff to then-Governor Bill Walker. For decades, Scott has worked all across Alaska in a variety of legal, political, and consulting roles. 
  • Andrew Halcro, a former state representative and past president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, is executive director of the Anchorage Community Development Authority.

Slides for Yes on Two

Panelists Against:
  • Brett Huber is an outdoors enthusiast living in Alaska since 1984, has been a fishing guide in the Bristol Bay, Illiamna and South-central regions, a small business owner in King Salmon and Talkeetna, ran a statewide nonprofit in Soldotna, worked in state politics, and is now focusing on defending Alaska elections as campaign manager for No on Ballot Measure 2.
  • Anna MacKinnon is a lifelong Alaskan who graduated from Service High School, is the former Executive Director of Standing Together Against Rape (STAR), a founding board member of the Alaska Veterans Museum, served on the Anchorage Assembly, a former State Senator, and is currently donating her personal time as a Co-Chair on Defend Alaska Elections – Vote No on 2. 

Slides for AK Common Ground Defend Alaska Elections – Vote No on 2 (10.14.2020)

Moderated by Thea Agnew Bemben, principal and founding partner of Agnew::Beck Consulting, a community planning and firm based in Anchorage.

Overview provided by Dick Mylius, Chair of Alaska Common Ground.

Ballot Measure 2 overview

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This event cosponsored by the League of Women Voters, Anchorage, Youth Vote and Anchorage Public Libraries.
This event is supported in part by a grant from the Alaska Humanities Forum and the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Date And Time

10/14/2020 - 07:00 PM to
10/14/2020 - 09:00 PM


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