Max Gruenberg’s Widow Announces She Is Seeking To Replace Him
Congressman Don Young picked up a big endorsement today in his run for re-election againstâ€¦.well, no one really yet. But hey, getting an endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is never a bad thing for a Republican in Alaska. Who knows, Young could always get a real challenger to use it against later.
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.
Your Saturday Funny In Alaska Politics
Gruenberg replacement names start floating, Joe Miller is shutting it down, and the shady moves of Senate candidate Margaret Stock, Its Friday in the Sun!!!
This morning I was prompted by a loyal reader with the obvious question â€œWhat’s your take on the challenger entering the U.S. Senate race?â€
Today at 5 PM was the deadline to drop out for candidates who filed to run for local office in Anchorage this spring. Two of them did.
One campaign appears to be coalescing into the â€œestablishmentâ€ Republican choice.
Here is a statement from the Alaska Democratic Party detailing how those interested in applying to replace Rep. Max Gruenberg in the state legislature can go about it.
It appears Amy Demboski was not expecting a challenger in her run for re-election to the Anchorage Assembly.