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.
Libertarians, Bahnke, and Vazquez reel, Millett’s irony, and Alaska’s un-Trumps….It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!!
The retiring downtown senator gives his thoughts on who should replace him.
Poll shows Alaskans support gun control, Pruitt makes his play, and Nees fights with the AKGOP…again. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
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.
Here are five quick takeaways the rest of the media missed on candidate filing day
â€œI made the decision over the long holiday weekend not to continue my candidacy for re-election to the State Senateâ€ Senator Johnny Ellis told me in an interview this morning. And with that it would appear one of the longest legislative careers in Alaska history is officially coming to an end.
Ethan and Bill lose staff, senate races intrigue, and Lisa turns 35-ish. It’s Friday in the Sun
Craig Johnson’s caucus fail, new entry to replace Ellis, and Berkowitz gets a new staffer. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
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.