Peltola wins the special election in the 49th state on her 49th birthday… 49 years since a Democrat last held the seat.
Will it be Democrat Mary Peltola with the final rose? Or will Republican Sarah Palin pull off the rare comeback victory?
“I’m just a fishing guide, but if we don’t have normal people in there, Alaskans are stuck with the status quo,” he said. “And the status quo so far has failed us, failed miserably.”
The outcome of this race will look nothing like what we would have expected under the old system where political parties had final say in who could appear on the ballot. For the Democrats, that’s good. For the Republicans, that’s bad.
Tyson Cox, a member of the borough Assembly from Soldotna, said he regrets not being able to talk publicly about the issue. “The one thing I will say is, I’ve been doing this a long time … we’ve never had two executive sessions in one day,” he said. “Most people, I hope, recognize that part.”
Where choices were once obvious, we have an opportunity to decide between candidates who share common goals and are encouraged to think about the differences without fear of “throwing away” our vote.
The complaint charges that Tshibaka should face consequences with advertisers after ignoring requirements for attack ads.
With the window still open for candidates to withdraw, Libertarian candidate Chris Bye would be slated to advance to the general election with .61% of the vote, just 1,087 votes.
By David Leslie For almost a year, I have been working at the Fairbanks Pioneer Home. I’m currently an activities aide after spending my first…
Just who gets the fourth-month term will come down to how many Begich voters ranked Palin second and how many skipped it altogether.