Political party strength in Alaska

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The following table indicates the parties of elected officials in the U.S. state of Alaska:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a United States presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows:
      Alaskan Independence (A)
      Democratic (D)

  • Home Rule (H)

      Independent (I)

  • Independent Democrat (ID)
  • Independent Republican (IR)
  • Libertarian (L)
  • No Party (N)
  • Progressive (P)
  • Progressive Democrat (PD)
  • Progressive Home Rule (PH)

      Republican (R), and
      a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Legislatures listed from 1913-1958 were territorial legislatures, which were elected bodies.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Territorial delegate.
  3. ^ a b Election successfully contested.
  4. ^ a b c Died in office.
  5. ^ A Democratic senator died 17 days after the legislative session began. The seat was left vacant. The legislature continued with a Democratic Senate president.
  6. ^ Resigned following electoral defeat.
  7. ^ a b With a Republican House speaker
  8. ^ Resigned to become United States Secretary of the Interior.
  9. ^ First elected in special election.
  10. ^ a b c Ascended to office upon resignation of predecessor.
  11. ^ a b With a Republican Senate president.
  12. ^ Led by a coalition, with a Republican House speaker.
  13. ^ The "no party" member was elected as a write-in after losing the Democratic primary as an incumbent. He served in the previous and following legislatures as a Democrat.
  14. ^ a b With a Democratic Senate president
  15. ^ The Democratics who led the House were voted out in June 1981. They were replaced by a tri-partisan coalition (including the Libertarians; they later dropped out), which remained through the end of this Legislature.
  16. ^ The representative elected under the AIP switched his party affiliation to Democratic shortly after Hickel's party switch.
  17. ^ One senator was elected under the Republican Moderate Party, but switched his party affiliation to Republican before the actual start of his term.
  18. ^ Resigned.
  19. ^ A coalition of six Republicans and the Senate's nine Democrats made up the majority caucus. The Senate's remaining five Republicans made up the minority caucus.
  20. ^ Appointed to fill vacancy.
  21. ^ A coalition of six Republicans and the Senate's ten Democrats made up the majority caucus. The Senate's remaining four Republicans made up the minority caucus.
  22. ^ a b 4 Democrats caucus with the Republicans.

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