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Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke has responded to a letter from Alaska Republican Party (ARP) Chairman Tuckerman Babcock. In his letter, Chairman Babcock informed Director Bahnke about a recent party rules change that prohibits Representatives Gabrielle LeDoux (R – Anchorage), Louise Stutes (R – Kodiak), and Paul Seaton (R – Homer) from running in the Republican primary. This Alaska Landmine article explains the rules change and why the ARP thought they could make the change.
The Division of Elections has other ideas. Here is the letter that Director Bahnke sent to Chairman Babcock: