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Mead Treadwell on Government Reform

 


More absentee voting; & keep more open polling places

Voter enfranchisement [was one] focus of Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell's remarks. Treadwell described his statutory requirement to oversee statewide elections. "When I took office, I knew I had a sacred duty to ensure that every Alaskan has the opportunity to vote, and to vote easily," Treadwell said.

From absentee voting officials, to keeping polling places open, offering language assistance, and making sure the Voting Rights Act actually protects voters, instead of hindering fair and easy elections, Treadwell described how elections are being made better, safer, and easier for Alaskans.

"Last time I was in Bethel, one of your teachers spoke up," Treadwell told the group. "Principal Janelle Vanasse said they'd really like the State to run advisory board elections. So, a few months later, we got that suggestion made into law. What would make voting easier for you? Tell me how I can help."

Source: Lt. Gov. office press release, "Rural Issues" , Oct 8, 2013

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