Nov 03, 2020
Oct 01, 2019 - Jun 01, 2020
Made up of 20 Senators, the Alaska State Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Alaska State Legislature. Each Senator represents a district of about 35,512 residents, serving 4 year terms not subject to term limits. Every 2 years hald of the Senate is up for re-election. The Senate President is the preciding officer of the upper house in the Alaska State Legislature. While there are 10 standing committees of the Senate that range from communitiy and regional affairs to transportation, the Senate currently has 18 finance subcommittes that include administation and the University of Alaska committees. Primary responsibilities of a senator include: developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. 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