The May 11 mayoral run-off will be about who can consolidate support around them the best and who can keep momentum and interest running into the election.
The complaint was filed on Monday by the campaign of Anchorage mayoral candidate Forrest Dunbar campaign, alleging violations that fall into six broad categories totaling more than $170,000.
The central complaint alleges that the Bronson campaign illegally benefitted from polling conducted by the Recall Felix Rivera campaign.
Anchorage election workers have added more than 31,000 ballots to the tally today, bringing the total votes counted to 41,826 or about 72% of the ballots that officials had in hand on Tuesday night.
The results could, obviously, shift as more ballots are counted but it’s an early sign that recent gains for Anchorage progressives—reflected both on the Anchorage Assembly and in legislative representation—aren’t going anywhere soon.
Former Anchorage assemblyman Eric Croft announced today that he’s withdrawing from the race for Anchorage Mayor, calling the crowded field a “recipe for disaster.” Croft,…
Hall and Conkling argue in support of pending alcohol tax vote in Anchorage, writing “To those of us that see these challenges firsthand, there is no denying that these additional resources will make a difference.”
“I am asking my colleagues to slow down and ask some critical questions of the taxes before us.”
The seat would be added to the Anchorage’s downtown district after the districts are redrawn according to the 2020 census. The downtown district would grow while others would be smaller.
A look at where the money is being spent in today’s election.