The latest FiveThirtyEight forecast shows the election still likely to be won by Hillary Clinton. The forecast shows Clinton would win 283 electoral votes compared to Hillary Trumpâ€™s 255.
Earlier today in our Friday in the Sun column we included a section about the odd circumstances and political machinations resulting from the attack on political consultant Art Hackney earlier in the week.
Governor Bill Walker made public today the contract with Craig Richards, the former Attorney General who is now in private practice.
What exactly happened to Art, Lindbeck campaign downer, and the AK GOP picnic becomes awesome. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
It was a shocking moment, but delegates shouldnâ€™t have been shocked by the comments themselves.
At least the Alaska delegates shouldnâ€™t. They have been hearing them, complete with a non-endorsement, from the faith-based wing of their own state party.
According to new campaign finance disclosure reports, Rep. Cathy MuÃ±oz is enjoying the support of some of Juneauâ€™s dentists, while her electoral opponent, Justin Parish, reported his biggest expense was a dentistâ€™s devil: candy and snacks to pass out at Juneauâ€™s Fourth of July Parade.
We know you are thirsty for donation details, so here are some quick hits on things we noticed:
Governor Bill Walker announced today the appointment of Department of Administration Commissioner Sheldon Fisher to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees.
Yesterday, while hosting the Dave Stieren Show on FM News 103.7 KFQD, I interviewed Governor Walker regarding his hiring of former Apache Alaska General Manager John Hendrix to serve as his new Chief Oil and Gas Advisor.
Here is a list of the campaigns that raised the most money in this reporting period that ran from February 1 of this year through July 15. This list is dominated by non-incumbents. New candidates are more likely to be embroiled in primary fights and are unencumbered by legislative ethics rules that hamper incumbents from fundraising during regular and special legislative sessions.