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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 58. Election Pamphlet
- Section 30. Material to Be Filed By Candidate.
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AS 15.58.030. Material to Be Filed By Candidate.
- (a) No later than August 30 of a presidential election year, candidates for the offices of the United States President and
Vice-President may file with the lieutenant governor photographs and statements advocating their candidacy.
- (b) No later than July 22 of a year in which a state general election will be held, an individual who becomes a candidate
for the office of United States senator, United States representative, governor, lieutenant governor, state senator, or
state representative under AS 15.25.030 or 15.25.180 may file with the lieutenant governor a
photograph and a statement advocating the candidacy. An individual who becomes a candidate for the office of United
States senator, United States representative, governor, lieutenant governor, state senator, or state representative by
party petition filed under AS 15.25.110
may file with the lieutenant governor a photograph and a statement advocating the candidacy within 10 days of becoming
- (c) Each candidate for an office designated under (a) or (b) of this section is allowed one page of space in the pamphlet
for a photograph and statement.
- (d) Pages on which candidates' photographs or statements appear must be clearly identified with the words "provided and
paid for by the candidate."
- (e) A candidate's statement must be typewritten and is limited to a position statement of 250 words or less and a
biographical statement of 150 words or less.
- (f) A candidate's photograph must be 5" x 7" in size and must have been taken within the past five years. The photograph
must be limited to the head, neck, and shoulders of the candidate. All photographs shall be printed in black and white.
- (g) No later than August 7 of the year in which the state general election will be held, a person seeking retention in
office as a justice or judge may file with the lieutenant governor a photograph and a statement advocating the
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