According to an email from Vince Beltrami’s campaign this afternoon, his campaign has released their first TV spot. It is a typical political ad of the humanize/inoculate variety intended to make the candidate a warm personality rather than a distant political character.
This morning the independent expenditure group Together for Alaska launched the first really hard-hitting radio ad of the general election season.
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.
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.
We know you are thirsty for donation details, so here are some quick hits on things we noticed:
Today weâ€™re looking at how elections this fall could sway power in the State Senate. We previously wrote an article on the situation in the State House. Check it out here if you havenâ€™t already.
Thursday morning AFL-CIO President and brand new State Senate candidate Vince Beltrami went on the Mark Colavecchio Show to discuss his run.
It what may be the closest Alaska will ever come to a clash of philosophical titans Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami has filed to run against conservative stalwart Sen. Cathy Giessel for the State Senate seat she currently holds.
Reinbold getting an opponent, Raines getting the inside scoop, and Hillary getting no love. Its Friday in the Sun!!!!
The latest round of campaign finance disclosures are out, and they matter. A lot. Candidates, parties, and flacks are all full oâ€™ bluster and spin about their campaigns and their performance, but pesky statutorily-required campaign finance reports give citizens an unspun window into exactly where things stand. No one can hide from the numbers. They are cold, precise, and ultimately unflinching. To paraphrase the great football coach Bill Parcells, you are what your fundraising numbers say you are.