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President of the United States

What They Do: Commander in Chief of the military, oversees the national government, can sign or veto bills from Congress

About the Candidates
Do you support
raising taxes on people making over $250,000?
Do you support
protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and businesses like restaurants and taxis?
Do you support
making college free for students from families making less than $125,000?
Do you support
decriminalizing offenses that pose no safety threat and that have historically targeted Black and Brown communities?
Do you support
taking government action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming?
Do you support
offering a roadmap to citizenship to undocumented immigrants working and raising families in America?
Do you support
a woman's right to seek a safe, legal abortion?

Hillary Clinton

Democratic Party

Former Secretary of State, US Senator, Attorney.

Supported by

  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • Service Employees International Union

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Jill Stein

Green Party

Doctor, Fmr Lexington Town Meeting Rep.

Supported by

  • Dr. Cornel West
  • Medea Benjamin
  • Marc Lamont Hill

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gary Johnson

Libertarian Party

Former Governor of New Mexico.

Supported by

  • Marijuana Policy Project
  • Drew Carey
  • Former Gov. Jesse Ventura (I-MN)

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

Donald Trump

Republican Party

Real Estate Developer and Reality TV Star.

Supported by

  • American Energy Alliance
  • National Border Patrol Council
  • National Rifle Association

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

United States Senate

What They Do: Writes and decides whether national laws pass or fail, approves or blocks Supreme Court justices & other nominees.

About the Candidates
Do you support
Raising taxes on people making over $250,000 per year?
Do you support
Protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and businesses like restaurants and taxis?
Do you support
Making college free for students from families making less than $125,000 per year?
Do you support
Decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana?
Do you support
Taking government action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming?
Do you support
Offering a roadmap to citizenship to undocumented immigrants working and raising families in America?
Do you support
A woman’s right to seek a safe, legal abortion?

Ray Metcalfe

Democrat

Owner of Metcalfe Real Estate

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lisa Murkowski

Republican

US Senator for Alaska

Supported by

  • US Chamber of Commerce
  • National Education Association
  • Independent Community Bankers Association

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

United States Representative

What They Do: Writes and decides whether national laws pass or fail.

About the Candidates
Do you support
Raising taxes on people making over $250,000 per year?
Do you support
Protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and businesses like restaurants and taxis?
Do you support
Making college free for students from families making less than $125,000 per year?
Do you support
Decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana?
Do you support
Taking government action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming?
Do you support
Offering a roadmap to citizenship to undocumented immigrants working and raising families in America?
Do you support
A woman’s right to seek a safe, legal abortion?

Steve Lindbeck

Democrat

Former President and CEO of Alaska Public Media

Supported by

  • American Federation of Teachers
  • International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Inland Boatmen’s Union

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Don Young

Republican

United States Representative of Alaska. Note: Alaska only has one US Representative for the whole State.

Supported by

  • National Right to Life
  • National Rifle Association
  • US Chamber of Commerce

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Statewide Ballot Measures

Measure 1 - Voter Registration thru the Permanent Fund Dividend

Allows eligible citizens to automatically register to vote when they apply for the Permanent Fund Dividend, unless they opt out.

A Yes Vote Means

Eligible Alaskan U.S. citizens are automatically registered to vote when they apply for the Permanent Fund Dividend, unless they opt out.

Who Says Yes:

  • League of Women Voters
  • NAACP
  • Alaska Federation of Natives

A No Vote Means

Eligible U.S. citizens living in Alaska cannot register to vote thru the Permanent Fund Dividend.

Who Says No:

  • No organized opposition publicly available

Voter Information Specific To Your Area

Voting is quick and easy in America, but every state runs their elections a little differently. Select your state to find out what you need to do to cast your ballot and vote your values this election.

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