After days of attacks by the Alaska Republican Party and state legislature majority members on the Alaska Division of Elections (DOE) over voting irregularities in the August 16 state primary election, the Alaska Democratic Party has sent their own letter to DOE Director Josie Bahnke claiming to â€œdebunkâ€ Republican talking points.
With the Alaska Division of Elections closing in on certifying Dean Westlakeâ€™s win over Rep. Ben Nageak in the House District 40 democratic primary by Friday, Nageak and Alaska Republicans are sending signals the fight may have just begun.
The 30-day filing period ended on July 15, but campaigns and groups have until July 18 (Monday) to file their reports. Most wait until the last minute to file, but some already have.
Here are a few things we can already glean from those early filers.
Lisa ramps up, AKGOP rallies for Trump, Begich’s people rally against Herron. It’s Friday in the Sun!
Tonight the Republican Party assault on not-Republican-enough Palmer incumbent Rep. Jim Colver begins.
Historians are fond of saying the War of 1812 turned the United States from an â€œareâ€ to an â€œis.â€ The election of new Chairman Tuckerman Babcock may be doing the same thing for the Alaska Republican Party (AKGOP).
Late today the Alaska Republican Party and Congressman Don Young responded to attacks leveled at the congressman in the last 24 hours by his Democratic challenger Steve Lindbeck.
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.
It appears a new, post-Randy Ruedrich, day has dawned for the Alaska Republican Party.
An email sent out Wednesday—in the wake of Trump winning Indiana and becoming the presumptive Republican nominee by Alaskaâ€™s most politically active Conservative Christian group may be the first warning sign that Alaskaâ€™s socially-conservative base may be a problem for Alaska Republicans in November.