With all of the 2016 Alaska primary races now decided, except the Nageak-Westlake race, we can now self-evaluate where we were right and where we wrong in our primary predictions.
Friday in the Sun
All the campaign drama that is fit to print and where to party on election night. It’s Friday In The Sun!!!!
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?
Alaska will finally have a one-stop-shop for campaign insiders, media, and political junkies to follow election night in real time. Join us at midnightsunak.com to get up-to-the-minute information on election returns and campaign, candidate, and political party activities, as well as in-depth analysis from the most experienced and connected panel in the state of Alaska. Weâ€™re calling it Election Live.
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.
The Governor’s weed war, Keithley back in the game, and party parties. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
Have you heard the one about the state legislator who berated a female JBER gate soldier over her Beyonce cellphone cover?
Dems out AK media, candidates do their thing, and the good times are over. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
What exactly happened to Art, Lindbeck campaign downer, and the AK GOP picnic becomes awesome. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
Looking for something to make the Republican National Convention tolerable? Tip of the hat to â€œThe Late Show with Stephen Colbertâ€ for this offering.