About Judith Mitchell

Judith Mitchell is a retired IT Director, Grandma, and Secretary to the League of Women Voters Juneau. She spent many years living in Juneau, and traveling throughout the world working for Deloitte. She also worked for the Dept. of Administration at the State of Alaska, and taught at the University of Alaska - Southeast.

19thAmendment

Before and After the Nineteenth Amendment August 2020 marks several landmarks in the long struggle for voting rights for women.  August 18, 1920 saw the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution by the state legislature of Tennessee, and on August 26, 1920 the amendment was officially added to our Constitution and meant [...]

By |2020-09-10T17:24:39-09:00September 10th, 2020|Alaska, ERA|0 Comments

Alyse Galvin

Alyse Galvin, Non-partisan, running in the Democratic Primary Website: ALYSEFORALASKA.COM Biographical Information: I am a third-generation Alaskan. Like too many children, I grew up in a home with trauma and abuse, but my community and local public school in the Anchorage Government Hill neighborhood lifted me up and gave me the tools and confidence I [...]

By |2020-09-20T19:32:47-09:00August 2nd, 2020|Candidate, House|0 Comments

Dr. Al Gross

Al Gross, Non-partisan, running in the Democratic Primary Website: DRALGROSSAK.COM Biographical Information: Born and raised in Alaska; father Avrum Gross was Attorney General under Governor Hammond; Al is an orthopedic surgeon; his wife Monica is a pediatrician; Al has commercial fished; panned for gold; founded the Juneau Bone and Joint Center, served as President [...]

By |2020-09-20T19:36:40-09:00July 31st, 2020|Candidate, Senate|0 Comments

Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan, Incumbent, Republican running in the Republican Primary Website: DANSULLIVANFORALASKA.COM Responses to Voter's Guide Questions: Did not respond to a request for comments Biographical Information: Dan Sullivan was elected in 2014 and sworn in as Alaska’s eighth United States Senator on January 6, 2015. Recognized as one of the Senate’s most effective lawmakers, Sullivan [...]

By |2020-09-20T19:37:07-09:00July 29th, 2020|Candidate, Senate|0 Comments

Don Young

Don Young, Incumbent, Republican running in the Republican Primary Website: ALASKANSFORDONYOUNG.COM Biographical Information: Congressman Don Young was re-elected to the 116th Congress in 2018 to serve his 24th term as Alaska's sole Member to the United States House of Representatives. First sworn in during the 93rd Congress after winning a special election, Congressman Young is [...]

By |2020-09-20T19:37:32-09:00July 25th, 2020|Candidate, House|0 Comments

The ERA – History

EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT (ERA) Some History: The first version of the Equal Rights Amendment was submitted to Congress in 1923, three years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The current ERA was passed in Congress in 1972, followed swiftly by 35 state ratifications for the ERA. [...]

By |2020-07-13T18:45:29-09:00July 10th, 2020|Alaska, ERA|0 Comments

May 2020 Action Alert from LWV-AK

May 16, 2020 League of Women Voters of Alaska--ACTION ALERT The League of Women Voters of Alaska has received two grants from LWVUS, the national League, to advocate and educate for the following: 1. The Equal Rights Amendment, S. J. Res 6, a bill to remove the deadline date now that the required number of [...]

By |2020-07-14T06:57:53-09:00July 6th, 2020|Action Alert, Advocacy|0 Comments

2017 Capitol Currents

  2017 Capitol Currents - last two editions ~ Marching very slowly towards Day 121 and beyond ~ Capitol Currents is a weekly update of happenings at the Alaska State Legislature during session.   There is a lot of great information in these editions,  important links to find more information, lots and lots of information on [...]

By |2020-07-06T14:51:12-09:00May 3rd, 2017|Archive|0 Comments

Capitol Currents Archives

Archive Editions of Capitol Currents for 2017 Capitol Currents is a weekly update of happenings at the Alaska State Legislature during session.   Each week, this article will be updated with the latest edition for you to read and download.  There is a lot of great information in these editions, everything from the list of [...]

By |2020-07-06T15:23:25-09:00February 25th, 2017|Archive|0 Comments

December League Lunch and Learn

On Wednesday, December 14th, in the Baranof Gold room, Josephine Bahnke, Director, Division of Elections spoke on Alaska’s voting systems and processes. With help from Brian Jackson, Program Manager, they discussed the Division’s core mission: to “conduct fair, impartial and accurate elections…” This year’s election cycle set a record for the number of absentee and [...]

By |2020-07-06T15:24:23-09:00December 21st, 2016|Archive|0 Comments
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