And whoever wins on Tuesday (when the RCV votes are tabulated three weeks from then) will face the tall task of making Alaska into more than just “America’s natural resources warehouse.”
Following the Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, Dunleavy announced that if re-elected he would put forward a constitutional amendment to the Legislature. That measure would likely run into a dead end, making a convention a clearer path to the change.
The Democratic and independent candidates discuss issues including bycatch, workforce development and mariculture — and criticize the absent incumbent.
Nearly half of all the money that came into the gubernatorial race came from contributions that would have exceeded the defunct campaign contribution limits.
To opponents, the vetoes targeting of schools, the University of Alaska, child care, workforce development and seniors was evidence that not everything has changed over the last four years.
Within 30 minutes of the announcement, former Gov. Bill Walker endorsed the plan.
We’re doing a lot of fighting right now, but if we want to secure billions of sorely needed infrastructure funds for our state, it’s time, both literally and figuratively, to start building bridges.
Obligatory: The 2022 election in Alaska will be unprecedented with the brand-new combination of open primaries and ranked-choice voting on the books as well as a court ruling that just took the state’s contribution limits off the books.
“I will miss him greatly,” the former governor said of Mallott. “He was an incredible, life-changing experience for me.”
Real Alaskans ONLY.