Political party strength in Alaska
- Governor, including pre-statehood governors, who were appointed by the U.S. president and usually of the same political party; and
- Lieutenant Governor
The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:
- Territorial and State Senate
- Territorial and State House of Representatives
- State delegation to the United States Senate
- State delegation to the United States House of Representatives, including non-voting delegates elected pre-statehood
For years in which a United States presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.
- Home Rule (H)
- 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
|Year||Executive offices||State Legislature||United States Congress||Electoral College|
|Governor||Lt. Governor||Senate||House||House||Senate (Class 2)||Senate (Class 3)|
|1884||John Kinkead (R)||no such office||no such bodies||no such office||no such offices||no electoral votes|
|1885||Alfred P. Swineford (D)|
|1889||Lyman Enos Knapp (R)|
|1893||James Sheakley (D)|
|1897||John G. Brady (R)|
|1906||Wilford B. Hoggatt (R)||Frank H. Waskey (D)|
|1907||Thomas Cale (I)|
|1909||Walter Eli Clark (R)||James Wickersham (R)|
|1913||J. F. A. Strong (D)||3N, 2D, 1I, 1N+R, 1R||8N, 2R, 1D, 1I, 1IR, 1N+I, 1PH, 1 vacancy|
|1915||3D, 3N, 1I, 1P||7N, 3D, 3I, 1H, 1ID, 1R|
|1917||3D, 2N, 1IR, 1P, 1R,||7D, 6R, 2I, 1PD||Charles A. Sulzer (D)|
|1918||Thomas Riggs, Jr. (D)|
|1919||5D, 2N, 1IR||11D, 4R, 1I||James Wickersham (R)|
|Charles A. Sulzer (D)|
|George B. Grigsby (D)|
|1921||Scott C. Bone (R)||4D, 3R, 1IR||11R, 2I, 1D, 1ID, 1IR||James Wickersham (R)|
|Daniel Sutherland (R)|
|1923||5R, 2I, 1D||11R, 4I, 1D|
|1925||George A. Parks (R)||4R, 2D, 2I||9R, 4D, 2I, 1R+I|
|1927||5R, 2I, 1D||12R, 3D, 1I|
|1929||5R, 2D, 1I||9R, 3D, 3I, 1IR|
|1931||4D, 4R||11R, 4D, 1I||James Wickersham (R)|
|4R, 3D, 1 vacancy|
|1933||John Weir Troy (D)||6D, 2R||12D, 4R||Anthony Dimond (D)|
|1940||Ernest Gruening (D)|
|1945||14D, 2R||20D, 4R||Bob Bartlett (D)|
|1947||9D, 7R||13R, 11D|
|1953||Frank Heintzleman (R)||11R, 5D||19R, 5D|
|1955||12D, 4R||21D, 3R|
|1957||Waino Hendrickson (acting) (R)||11D, 5R|
|Mike Stepovich (R)|
|Waino Hendrickson (acting) (R)|
|1959||William A. Egan (D)||Hugh Wade (D)||18D, 2R||34D, 5R, 1I||Ralph J. Rivers (D)||Bob Bartlett (D)||Ernest Gruening (D)|
|1960||Richard Nixon and Henry Lodge, Jr. (R)|
|1961||13D, 7R||20D, 19R, 1I|
|1963||15D, 5R||20D, 20R|
|1964||Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey (D)|
|1965||17D, 3R||30D, 10R|
|1967||Walter J. Hickel (R)||Keith H. Miller (R)||14R, 6D||26R, 14D|
|Howard W. Pollock (R)|
|1968||Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (R)|
|Ted Stevens (R)|
|1969||11R, 9D||22D, 18R||Mike Gravel (D)|
|Keith H. Miller (R)||Robert W. Ward (R)|
|1971||William A. Egan (D)||H. A. Boucher (D)||10D, 10R||31D, 9R||Nick Begich (D)|
|1973||11R, 9D||20D, 19R, 1N|
|Don Young (R)|
|1975||Jay Hammond (R)||Lowell Thomas, Jr. (R)||13D, 7R||30D, 9R, 1I|
|1976||Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (R)|
|1977||12D, 8R||25D, 15R|
|1979||Terry Miller (R)||11R, 9D||25D, 14R, 1L|
|1980||Ronald Reagan and George H. Bush (R)|
|1981||10D, 10R||22D, 16R, 2L||Frank Murkowski (R)|
|1983||Bill Sheffield (D)||Steve McAlpine (D)||11R, 9D||20D, 20R|
|1985||11R, 9D||21D, 18R, 1L|
|1987||Steve Cowper (D)||12R, 8D||24D, 16R|
|1988||George H. Bush and Dan Quayle (R)|
|1991||Walter J. Hickel (A)||Jack Coghill (A)||10D, 10R||23D, 17R|
|1992||George H. Bush and Dan Quayle (R)|
|1993||21D, 18R, 1A|
|Walter J. Hickel (R)||22D, 18R|
|1995||Tony Knowles (D)||Fran Ulmer (D)||12R, 8D||22R, 17D, 1I|
|1996||Bob Dole and Jack Kemp (R)|
|1997||14R, 6D||25R, 15D|
|1999||15R, 5D||26R, 14D|
|2000||George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (R)|
|2001||14R, 6D||27R, 13D|
|Lisa Murkowski (R)|
|2003||Frank Murkowski (R)||Loren Leman (R)||12R, 8D|
|2007||Sarah Palin (R)||Sean Parnell (R)||11R, 9D||23R, 17D|
|2008||John McCain and Sarah Palin (R)|
|2009||Sean Parnell (R)||Craig Campbell (R)||10R, 10D||22R, 18D||Mark Begich (D)|
|2011||Mead Treadwell (R)||24R, 16D|
|2012||Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (R)|
|2013||13R, 7D||26R, 14D|
|Year||Governor||Lt. Governor||Senate||House||House||Senate (Class 2)||Senate (Class 3)||Electoral College|
|Executive offices||State Legislature||United States Congress|
- Legislatures listed from 1913-1958 were territorial legislatures, which were elected bodies.
- Territorial delegate.
- Election successfully contested.
- Died in office.
- A Democratic senator died 17 days after the legislative session began. The seat was left vacant. The legislature continued with a Democratic Senate president.
- Resigned following electoral defeat.
- With a Republican House speaker
- Resigned to become United States Secretary of the Interior.
- First elected in special election.
- Ascended to office upon resignation of predecessor.
- With a Republican Senate president.
- Led by a coalition, with a Republican House speaker.
- 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.
- With a Democratic Senate president
- 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.
- The representative elected under the AIP switched his party affiliation to Democratic shortly after Hickel's party switch.
- One senator was elected under the Republican Moderate Party, but switched his party affiliation to Republican before the actual start of his term.
- 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.
- Appointed to fill vacancy.
- 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.
- 4 Democrats caucus with the Republicans.