July 13, 2023
Opponents of ranked-choice voting in Alaska want to put an initiative on the ballot so that voters can overturn the law in the 2024 election. To do that, they need to collect signatures from about 26,000 registered voters to win a spot on the statewide ballot.
To do that, and then run a statewide campaign to convince a majority of voters to dump the new voting system, they will need money. Six-figure money. Which means fundraising.
But the laws around soliciting and accepting campaign donations are a problem for people who want to remain anonymous. The laws also require disclosure of how th...