The final rundown of legislative race previews in this week’s series.
What is Alaska politics without a special session to talk about? This week hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar dig into Gov. Walker’s announcement that he will call legislators back into yet another special session in late October. What will the call include and will legislators actually pass anything? Casey and Forrest will tell you. Then the discussion turns to campaign season as several state senate races appear to be shaping up and Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz officially filed his campaign finance paperwork this week, so we know he is running. Who will run against him and what are their chances? You have to listen to find out. We also talk with newly announced candidate for Lt. Governor, former Rep. Lynn Gattis about her campaign and whether she thinks legislators will get anything done in October.
Glass houses, new jobs, and the candidate merry-go-round. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
Here is a roundup of what we saw and heard on the last day before the election.
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.
We know you are thirsty for donation details, so here are some quick hits on things we noticed:
Lisa Murkowski gets a challenger, the LGBT repeal could be thrown out, and Dems officially drop Amenduri. Its Friday in the Sun!!!!