Joe Miller has sent out his first fundraising email and his message differs greatly from that the Alaska Republican Party is selling.
This afternoon on her daily radio show on 1020 FM KVNT Anchorage Assemblywoman Amy Demboski said Alaska Republican Party Vice-Chairman Rick Whitbeck called her last night and threatened her over her voicing support for Alaska Libertarian Party senatorial candidate Joe Miller over the Alaska Republican Party’s candidate Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Mayor Dan is seemingly making no effort to participate in this race, and the Republican chatter mill is nothing but stories of the former Mayor being treated at best like a pariah and worse, being openly and loudly chastised for his run at Republican events he attended in the 2-3 days immediately after filing.
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.