This Republican primary pits incumbent Rep. Lora Reinbold against challenger and former Anchorage School Board member Crystal Kennedy. A classic tale of the establishment versus ideological purist. The twist here is the purist is the incumbent and Republican Party endorsed Reinbold while the establishment candidate is the challenger Kennedy.
; Senate Seat F (Palmer/Chugiak/Fairview) Republican Primary The seat bridges the area between Chugiak and the Palmer-Wasilla area. It is an open seat by virtue…
The interesting race in House District 31 is the Republican primary. It comes down to a basic mathematical question: Are two challengers one too many for either to get enough votes to take out the incumbent.
All the campaign drama that is fit to print and where to party on election night. It’s Friday In The Sun!!!!
Rep. Lora Reinboldâ€™s primary challenger Crystal Kennedy this morning sent out a press release accusing the Eagle River legislator of inappropriately claiming legislative per diem of $237 per day for 4 days while she was on vacation.
The latest campaign financial disclosure reports bring to light Rep. Gabrielle LeDouxâ€™s strategy of creating her very own political action committee, take lots of money from lobbyists then give it to friends.
Who is smarter: Sarah Palin or Mark Begich?
Who is more charismatic: Sen. Lisa Murkowski or Sen. Dan Sullivan
Who is more obnoxious: Les Gara or Amy Demboski?
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Mr. Bieling appeared to stand by his contention that AO-37 was LGBT-related later in the debate.
Thereâ€™s a refrain we hear about political campaigns every election cycle: “this year, campaigns waged an unprecedented ground game, having a face-to-face conversation with almost every single voter.”
Baloney. As academics who study campaigns, we hear this claim all the time. But we also know itâ€™s important to investigate whether data backs it up. We did. And it doesnâ€™t.