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.
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.
Mr. Bieling appeared to stand by his contention that AO-37 was LGBT-related later in the debate.
From the reports submitted so far, we have compiled some interesting tidbits of what they tell us about candidates, campaigns, and groups influencing the election.
Iâ€™ve talked to about a dozen politicos in the past two days; Valley legislators, lobbyists, political consultants, and pollsters. They all say some version of the same thing â€˜seems close, but who the hell knows.â€™
Seven-term incumbent Rep. Bob Lynn faces his most serious competition for re-election in quite some time. That challenge comes in the form of primary opponent and former Anchorage Assemblyman Chris Birch.
Two active primary races, inculding a vigorous three-way contest for the Rs, make this race hard to predict. We give it a shot.
Walker’s former running mate will be Alaska’s new top lobbyist in D.C.
The retiring downtown senator gives his thoughts on who should replace him.