Legislative staff drama, office drama, and a new game about it all. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
The main media attention focused on the censure and withdrawal of party support for three Republican legislators who have organized with Democrats in the State House. That may be the sexy headline for mass consumption, but we here at The Midnight Sun prefer to dig deeper into the political ramifications from such a gathering that may go largely undocumented by the mainstream media.
It has been only a week since the 2016 general election and The Alaska Republican Party is already making major changes. The party has a new office and a new top staffer to run it.
New polling numbers provided exclusively to The Midnight Sun by the Alaska Democratic Party show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie in Alaska.
Begich write-in gains momentum, AK GOP apologizes to Demboski, and Demboski dumps on AK GOP. It’s Friday in the Sun!
It is simply not fair to voters, the media, and most importantly registered Republicans, like me, to have any confusion about what is coming from the party and what is not. That clarity isnâ€™t unreasonable to expect and shouldnâ€™t be that hard for party leaders to provide.
An Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) spokesman acknowledged Monday that Independent U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Stock, who is challenging incumbent U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, will not be allowed to run on the partyâ€™s ticket this fall.
It appears a new, post-Randy Ruedrich, day has dawned for the Alaska Republican Party.