Alaskans will not need a witness to sign their absentee ballots for the November general election because of COVID-19, the Alaska Supreme Court decided Monday.
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Court Rules Alaska Witness Signature Requirement for Absentee Ballots is Unconstitutional During COVID-19 Pandemic Requirement Puts Voters at Risk in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic
An Alaska court has ruled that the witness requirement for absentee ballots is unconstitutional during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parties in this case are working now to determine how the Election Division can alert voters about any subsequent changes.
Voting rights advocates filed a lawsuit today challenging an absentee ballot witness requirement that needlessly puts Alaskans at risk of COVID-19.
Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer: Ensure every Alaskan can vote, waive absentee witness requirement for 2020 Election
The ACLU of Alaska, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, and the Native American Rights Fund have called upon Alaska’s Lt. Governor to protect the health of Alaskans and the health of American democracy.
ANCHORAGE -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is supporting Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska effort to establish two programs supporting individuals releasing from prisons.