The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Assemblyman and former Alaska congressional candidate Forrest Dunbar to discuss the biggest takeaways from the 2016 general elections in Alaska, what a Trump victory means for The Last Frontier, and whether split power between Democrats and Republicans in the legislature and Independent Governor Bill Walker will work.
What DOE doesn’t know, Lyman in trouble, and the AKGOP welcomes Millerites back.
There is still plenty of analysis to do on what happened in this election cycle, both in Alaska and nationwide. In fact, in Alaska, absentee…
HOUSE MAJORITY CAUCUS CONTACT: Mike Mason (907) 444-0889 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2016 ; New House Majority Caucus Announces Committee Chairs for the…
The 2016 election has come and gone. We explore who come out of the contest better and worse than before election day.
In the wake of an announcement from 22 newly elected state house members, mostly Democrats, that they had come together to form a new majority organization, the Alaska Republican Party released a statement including a threat from Party Chairman Tuckerman Babcock to three Republicans who joined the group that the party would actively try to unseat them.
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As the 2016 election approaches its end, Republican control of the House isnâ€™t in much doubt, but the final makeup of the chamber remains a mystery. The GOP holds a 247-to-188 seat majority, and our outlook at the Cook Political Report (where Iâ€™m House editor) is a Democratic gain of between five and 20 seats. Thatâ€™s not enough to flip control, but the final seat count matters: It could affect the viability of the next presidentâ€™s agenda and even Speaker Paul Ryanâ€™s job security.
A lawsuit organized by former Alaska Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich to challenge campaign donation limits in political campaigns governed by the State of Alaska has failed.
Make no mistake, election day on Tuesday will decide control of Alaskaâ€™s state house.