The Midnight Sun - The Podcast

The Midnight Sun Podcast (November 18)

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Assemblyman and former Alaska congressional candidate Forrest Dunbar to discuss Governor Bill Walker replacing his Chief of Staff, former Senator Johhny Ellis coming out as a gay man, Alaska Republicans and Alaska Democrats both shaking up their staffs, and we interview Representative-elect Jennifer Johnston.


The Midnight Sun Podcast (November 11)

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Assemblyman and former Alaska congressional candidate Forrest Dunbar to discuss the biggest takeaways from the 2016 general elections in Alaska, what a Trump victory means for The Last Frontier, and whether split power between Democrats and Republicans in the legislature and Independent Governor Bill Walker will work.









The Midnight Sun Podcast (November 6) Part 1

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 Podcast (October 29) – Part 2

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Taylor Bickford of Strategies 360 and Matt Larkin of Dittman Research. In part 2, we got through the legislative races one at a time to see where we think they stand with 10 days to go.








The Midnight Sun Podcast (October 17) – Joelle Hall

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska AFL-CIO Director of Operations Joelle Hall to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.

This week we discuss the endangered Alaska incumbent, voter enthusiasm in Alaska, campaign messages we’re hearing, and what the labor movement can learn from Donald Trump.







The Midnight Sun Podcast (October 17)

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska political consultants Taylor Bickford and Cale Green to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.







The Midnight Sun Podcast (October 15)

The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska political consultants Taylor Bickford and Cale Green to discuss what is unique about the political environment in Alaska this election cycle, if Hillary Clinton really can win Alaska’s electoral votes, if Joe Miller or anyone else can beat Sen. Lisa Murkowski, and what Steve Lindbeck’s chances are against Rep. Don Young.