“As Alaska’s chaotic governor’s race comes down to the wire, I keep recalling a couple of nuggets of wisdom from experience as a Marine Corps veteran and more than 30 years as an observer of Alaska politics.”
In these last few days of the campaign, a couple of “tells” can be seen from the different campaigns.
The art in these editorial cartoons might seem familiar. They’re by Juneau artist Pat Race, who also lent his talents to Alaska’s early voting stickers.
Lt Gov. Mallott’s resignation has irreparably changed the race for governor.
Examining Begich’s impact on the race for governor.
“You took your 1 percent of the ‘Advice and Consent’ role stated in Article II, Section 2 seriously,” writes Nick Tabaczka.
Kavanaugh’s behavior has shown he doesn’t respect survivors of sexual assault and likely won’t be a fair judge.
We could never earn or pay back such a sacrifice. Today we remember you. We honor you. We thank you. May your memory, service and sacrifice be forever blessed.
This race pitted three solid Democrats seeking the nomination; a nomination that essentially ensures them victory in November. Elias Rojas, Zack Fields and Cliff Groh are all good candidates running solid campaigns. Zack Fields was quickest out of the blocks, and I expected him to run away with the election. I also expected Cliff Groh to never quite get it in gear. Cliff is a likable guy, but he prefers policy discussions over small talk like the professor you like in class, but avoid at lunchtime.
Former Alaska House Speaker Joe Hayes passed away on Feb. 16, 2018, leaving behind a lasting impact on Alaska and its political world.