Op research keeps dropping, the GOP says Joe is like Hillary, and leg organization rumors are flowing. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
A fair warning, we are about to examine some really, really early absentee ballot return numbers in Alaska. Political analysts on both sides of the aisle have warned us about taking too much from them and so we pass that caution on to you. However, if you are like us, you just need to know what those numbers say anyway, right?
We are still pouring over the latest batch of Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) reports that were required to be submitted last night by midnight. Those reports, called 30-Day reports, cover donations from August 7- October 7 and are filed 30-days before election day.
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.
Begich up for a big gig, write-in madness sweeps the Mat-Su, and GCI tries to make amends.
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.
The deadline for candidates to file for office isnâ€™t until June 1, but here are some of the State races that are already drawing our attention.
It isnâ€™t surprising then that two of the largest and most raucous rounds of applause at the convention went to current Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and former Fairbanks Mayor and current State Senate candidate Luke Hopkins as each took to the convention stage to speak to the party faithful.