With a week left until election day, there are signs national democrats are gaining confidence that Steve Lindbeck is within striking distance of beating long-time Alaska Rep. Don Young (R).
Pollster Craciun Research today released a new poll showing Democrat Hillary Clinton with 47-43 lead over Republican Donald Trump in Alaska.
Thursday night Washington U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D) popped into Anchorage for a quick visit. It was a low profile appearance for a Senator who could have a could have a huge impact on the future of our state. If Democrats retake control of the Senate, Cantwell would be positioned to replace Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski as Chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee giving her great sway over the resource issues that largely drive Alaska’s economy and unique lifestyle.
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska AFL-CIO Director of Operations Joelle Hall to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.
This week we discuss the endangered Alaska incumbent, voter enthusiasm in Alaska, campaign messages we’re hearing, and what the labor movement can learn from Donald Trump.
New polling numbers provided exclusively to The Midnight Sun by the Alaska Democratic Party show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie in Alaska.
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Alaska political consultants Taylor Bickford and Cale Green to discuss what is unique about the political environment in Alaska this election cycle, if Hillary Clinton really can win Alaska’s electoral votes, if Joe Miller or anyone else can beat Sen. Lisa Murkowski, and what Steve Lindbeck’s chances are against Rep. Don Young.
Libertarians, Bahnke, and Vazquez reel, Millett’s irony, and Alaska’s un-Trumps….It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!!
Alaskans looking for help with their presidential pick by reading the state’s official election pamphlets will find themselves short of information on Republican nominee Donald Trump, Libertarian Gary Johnson and their running mates.
If you crave raw election data the way we do at The Midnight Sun, you will love these early numbers in seven presidential swing states released last night on MSNBC. Enjoy!
Tom Begich shares his thought on the impact of the Trump video scandal on Alaska elections, the District 40 court case, patterns from local elections,