FACTOID # 1: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 65% [13th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 434,000 [49th of 51]
Electoral Votes 3 [47th of 51]
Gun Laws > Permits
Alaska does not require a permit to purchase firearms. A permit is required to carry a concealed handgun.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
It is illegal to manufacture, possess, transport, sell, or transfer a prohibited weapon, which includes a machine gun, short-barrel rifle, or short-barrel shotgun.
Seats in the House of Representatives 1 seats [49th of 50]
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Opposing Candidates
Robin Taylor (Write-in) 18.3%
John Lindauer (Republican) 17.9%
Ray Metcalfe (Republican Moderate) 6.2%
Erica Jacobsson (Green) 3.0%
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Status Re-elected, 51.3%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Incumbent Tony Knowles
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Frank Murkowski (Republican) 55.8%
Fran Ulmer (Democratic) 40.7%
Diane E. Benson (Green) 1.3%
Don Wright (Alaskan Indep.)
Raymond VinZant (Rep. Mod.) 0.7%
Billy Toien (Libertarian) 0.5%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status
Term-Limited, Republican victory
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Incumbent Frank Murkowski
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Party Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Status
Lost primary, Republican hold
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Current Governor Sarah Palin
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Elected/took office 2,006
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Party Republican
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Seat Up 2,010

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Doug Redfox (Emmonak, Alaska)
4th January 2007
Where can I get a permit to carry a concealed hand gun? What are the requirements to do it legally? This would only be for my protection, nothing else.
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