Begich up for a big gig, write-in madness sweeps the Mat-Su, and GCI tries to make amends.
With all of the 2016 Alaska primary races now decided, except the Nageak-Westlake race, we can now self-evaluate where we were right and where we wrong in our primary predictions.
Here is a roundup of what we saw and heard on the last day before the election.
Mr. Bieling appeared to stand by his contention that AO-37 was LGBT-related later in the debate.
It would be hard at this point in the election cycle to find a competitive race where someone is not complaining about campaign signs: Someone moved my sign. Someone took down my sign. Someone defaced my sign. The other guysâ€™ signs are illegally placed. 99 times out of a 100 the appropriate response to such complaints is to make it as clear as all the wind in your lungs will allow â€œNO ONE CARES!!!!.â€
This case is different. It appears to have a real casualty.
Jennifer Johnstonâ€™s campaign today clarified a claim they made in a recent attack ad against her primary opponent Ross Bieling relating to his voting history in Alaska.
Ross Bieling is disputing a charge made against him in a recent radio ad by his primary opponent Jennifer Johnston.
The race to replace Rep. Mike Hawker in the Hillside area State House District 28 seat is heating up. The two Republican primary candidate Jennifer Johnston and Ross Bieling are now trading nasty barbs in their latest batch of radio ads.
Earlier today in our Friday in the Sun column we included a section about the odd circumstances and political machinations resulting from the attack on political consultant Art Hackney earlier in the week.
What exactly happened to Art, Lindbeck campaign downer, and the AK GOP picnic becomes awesome. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!