Nov 06, 2018
Oct 01, 2017 - Jun 01, 2018
Made up of 40 members, the Alaska House of Representatives is the lower house of the bicameral Alaska State Legislature. Each member represents a district of about 17,756 residents, serving 2 year terms not subject to term limits. Every 2 years hald of the Senate is up for re-election. The Speaker of the House is the preciding officer of the upper house in the Alaska State Legislature. While there are 10 standing committees of the House that range from communitiy and regional affairs to transportation, the House currently has 17 finance subcommittes that include administation and the University of Alaska committees. Primary responsibilities of a Representative include: enacting laws, overseeing programs enacted by the executive branch, holding hearings on policies, allocating funds to pay for the daily workings of the state, and redistricting in collaboration with other Representatives and the Senate. Currently, Alaska State Legislators are paid $50,400 per year as a base salary rate.
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Alaska Division of Elections, Court Plaza Building, Juneau, AK, 99801, US