As the Alaska LNG project continues to transition to State leadership, Governor Bill Walker today announced three appointments to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors.
This is one of those stories that is crazy no matter which way it goes.
The legislative hearing he oversaw was called to look into irregularities at Alaska polling places during the August 16th primary election. There was blame to be laid, but unfortunately, Stoltze and company were, so hell bent on selling the Trump-ish narrative that the system is rigged to rouse the conservative base by merely speaking of voting irregularities that they completely missed the rightful criticism that overseer of elections Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott deserves.
The bottom line is Grennâ€™s path to a victory in November just got a lot wider.
How wide is that path? Lets dig into the numbers.
This evening The Midnight Sun has received a press release from the Alaska Democratic Partyâ€™s candidate for State House District 22 Ed Cullinane saying he has filed a letter with the Alaska Division of Elections withdrawing from the race.
Growing public outrage at Juneau Rep. Cathy Munozâ€™ decision to send letters of support for two defendants in child sex abuse cases could jeopardize her once seemingly inevitable re-election bid.
The primary election was fun, and lively, and entertaining, but is also now in the books. Now we turn our attention to the general election in November. Here is a quick primer on what weâ€™re watching.
As the fog of campaign war transitioned into shell shock (unless you believed most of our predictions and analysis) by the sight of several stunning incumbent losses, every politico in the state is straining with furled brow to understand just what messages to take from Tuesday night.
Here is a roundup of what we saw and heard on the last day before the election.
This is a repeat of the Democratic primary from two years ago when Rep. Ben Nageak beat Dean Westlake 53%-47%. In that race Nageak took Barrow, they split Kotzebue, and Westlake took many of the outlying areas.
This time around, Nageak looks to be in trouble, big trouble.