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Steve Lindbeck Tells Supporters, “Why I’m Running For Congress”

This morning newly announced Democrat candidate for Congress Steve Lindbeck sent out an email titled “Why I’m Running For Congress.” Sending such a message to introduce yourself to voters is a standard procedure for statewide campaigns. As their campaigns began to mobilize in recent weeks U.S. Senate candidates Margaret Stock and Sen. Lisa Murkowski wrote similarly titled messages.







Why Alaskans Should Caucus For Bernie

Whenever any national election comes to Alaska they tend to be long on explanations as to why Americans should vote for their guy (or gal), but short on reasons why Alaskans actually should. This morning a Bernie supporter named Malena Marvin of Petersberg sent me her take on why Alaskans should support her chosen candidate, Bernie Sanders.


Murkowski Campaign Starting To Show What They Are About

With the the headquarters opening, the campaign has moved into a more active phase. General messaging has begun and a ground game is being developed. This is the time in a campaign when outsiders can start to get a sense of what that campaign is about, beyond simply getting their guy or gal elected.


Poll Finds Majority Of Republicans Embarrassed By Presidential Campaign

Alarmed by the harsh attacks and negative tone of their presidential contest, broad majorities of Republican primary voters view their party as divided and a source of embarrassment and think that the campaign is more negative than in the past, according to a New York Times/CBS News national poll released on Monday.