He was seeking his 26th term in Congress. State law requires a special election be held between 60 and 90 days from now.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki had nothing but praise for the process that led to the passage of the bill. “This bill is an example of the critical bipartisan work that can be done in Congress,” she said, “and the president is grateful to Sen. Murkowski and Congressman Young for their leadership in this area.”
This legislation would follow the same process used to establish Alaska and Hawaii as states and would require a vote from Puerto Rico voters.
“Very frankly, I had not felt this sick in a very long time, and I am grateful to everyone who has kept me in their thoughts and prayers.”
No word on where he got it.
Both faced three-way races for each party’s nomination. Galvin, who challenged Young in 2018, won 85.8% of the votes cast in the Alaska Democratic Party’s primary while Young won 76.1% of the Alaska Republican Party’s primary vote.
Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Don Young compared the amendment to rat turds.
Good news for Galvin, who’s got a slight edge according to the publicly available polling.
Every statewide Republican on the ballot is underwater with their approval rating, but it’s looking really bad for the one Republican not on the ballot this year.
Among the contributions on the day he dismissed concerns about the “beer virus” as overblown media hype, he also received a $2,500 contribution from a nursing PAC.