In part 3 we ask if Hillary is still within striking distance of winning in Alaska with only days to go and talk about the state of the other statewide races.
In part 2 we discuss the state of individual state house and state senate races.
In part 1 we discuss the impact on the elections of the Governor’s announcement that he has a treatable form of cancer, we ask whether Alaska’s “independent” voters really are that independent, and the latest trends in political advertising in Alaska.
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Ivan Moore of Alaska Survey Research and Matt Larkin of Dittman Research to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.
Is the Governor resigning? Check out that rumor all the last minute campaign craziness here.
The Alaska Division of Elections (DoE) put out a new batch of absentee and early voting statistics today and it shows some interesting trends.
In June, we looked at how Democrats could wrest power from Republicans in the State Senate, or at least create a bipartisan coalition.
The short version of that story is that, yes, there is a potential path for Democrats to have a role in senate leadership. It requires them winning at least two seats currently held by Republicans and getting at least three more to jump ship and organize with them, letâ€™s not pretend it is the most likely of scenarios. But it is plausible.
Candidates for state office had until midnight last night to file their last major financial disclosure (7 Day Reports) with the Alaska Public Offices Commission before the election on Tuesday. These reports detail all donations made to campaigns during a three-week span between the end of the 30 Day Report period on October 8 and the 7 Day Report period ending on October 29.
If you ask anyone involved in campaigns which races they think are in play, you are only going to get a version of the truth…
With a week left until election day, there are signs national democrats are gaining confidence that Steve Lindbeck is within striking distance of beating long-time Alaska Rep. Don Young (R).