Nees takes on the GOP establishment, the race for speaker heats up, and Ted Stevens Day is here. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
Now that all of the candidates for State House have filed we can take a look at which races will have the greatest impact on how the State House organizes its leadership for the next two-year session. Are we likely to see the continued reign of a Republican majority or do the Democrats have a chance of taking control?
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.
East Anchorage Representative Lance Pruitt took to email Wednesday to get in one last plea for campaign donations before the end of the year. While not mentioning anyone by name, Pruitt made clear he thinks the he knows who his opponent will be â€œ…a former legislator has filed a letter of intent, and while they have not clarified if it is for the House of Senate it is likely they will seek the House seat.â€
People In The Sun Lance Of Arabia Is Turkey in Arabia? Doesn’t matter, all furan places are fungible. So word is Eastside House Rep. Lance…