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.
Maybe he can at least keep his hands to himself.
Young’s words from 1998 gained traction on social media today, leading a few to believe the 86-year-old Young had made a surprising turn.
The difference is particularly stark when you factor in political action committee contributions.
The trio worries that the move betrays U.S. allies and opens a void to be filled by Iran and Russia.