Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) launched a statewide radio ad buy in Alaska to recognize Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for her leadership to support clean energy solutions in the U.S. Senate. According to a press release from the group, this is the first of two planned radio ad buys in Alaska that will tot
Judge Guidi’s partisan bias, new race polling, and more NRA drama. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi on Thursday overturned the results of the Democratic primary in Alaska’s northernmost House district, declaring incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak the winner by two votes instead of challenger Dean Westlake.
The PFD Automatic Voter Registration initiative is already sitting pretty with major funding and no organized opposition, but those backing the move may have just received the last piece to their election night victory puzzle.
US Senator Lisa Murkowski today released a slew of endorsements by several Mayors of communities from across Alaska.
Heading into yesterdayâ€™s local elections across Alaska, the general feeling among most of the 49th stateâ€™s politicos was that we should expect a pretty low turnout in the November elections. The idea is that the massive unpopularity of both major presidential candidates, the negativity of their campaigns, and depressing state budget and economic news would lead a lot of people to just not participate in state elections.
Today, East Anchorage incumbent Rep. Ivy Spohnholz released a radio ad that sounds almost straight out of a Donald Trump stump speech on inner cities.
“Itâ€™s been a deadly week in Anchorage” the ad begins and then proceeds to go through a litany of scary news clips highlighting the growing crime problems facing Anchorage. Spohnholz begins a voiceover saying â€œWe all know we have a public safety crisis in Anchorage. The question is what are we going to do about it?â€
According to an email from Vince Beltrami’s campaign this afternoon, his campaign has released their first TV spot. It is a typical political ad of the humanize/inoculate variety intended to make the candidate a warm personality rather than a distant political character.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has released their 2016 endorsements in Alaska races and there are a few surprises.