State Politics

TMS Exclusive: Johnny Ellis Not Running For Re-Election

“I made the decision over the long holiday weekend not to continue my candidacy for re-election to the State Senate” Senator Johnny Ellis told me in an interview this morning. And with that it would appear one of the longest legislative careers in Alaska history is officially coming to an end.

That Email You Think Is The Alaska GOP Newsletter Isn’t

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 isn’t unreasonable to expect and shouldn’t be that hard for party leaders to provide.