More than $600,000 has already been spent supporting Mike Dunleavy, while $0 have been reported for Walker and Begich.
Hawkins said Mead Treadwell’s entrance “significantly diminished my ability to win the primary.”
The polling seems to confirm what many have thought about the likely result of a three-way race for governor.
The race for governor has turned into a high-stakes three-way race. Here’s what independent Gov. Bill Walker has to say about the changes and how it might further change.
The entry of the two will shake up the dynamics of the race, but Begich upends the race most significantly.
The Walker campaign said it’s not interested in a “destructive primary.”
These are individuals, groups or feuds that came out not looking so hot by the time the Legislature gavelled out (though some might have found a bit of redemption before the final day).
Walker’s approval rating collapsed after the PFD veto. Now it’s seven points below his highest ever rating.
There’s additional polling out on the race for governor.
Nearly a third of respondents didn’t recognize Dunleavy, a former state senator.