August 17

By Loren Holmes

Candidates for state and federal office had a final opportunity to get their names in front of voters’ eyes by waving signs during drive time.

Voters who hadn’t cast ballots early went to polling places to participate in the first-ever ranked choice vote in the special election to fill out the term in the U.S. House left vacant by Don Young’s unexpected death in March, along with primaries for U.S. Senate, House, governor and the Alaska Legislature.