“We’re on top of this. We’ve always been on top of this,” said Gov. Mike Dunleavy as he downplayed the severity of the pandemic, noting that more people have died from other non-covid causes.
“I want a brighter future, not a state people have been leaving for a record four years in a row. We can do better than the loss of thousands of good-paying jobs, closed small businesses and less opportunity to succeed.”
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.
Gara doesn’t have a running mate at this point, but said he’s looking to form a ticket that represents Alaska.
Gara, who left the Legislature after not seeking re-election in 2018, set his sights on Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy in his announcement this afternoon.
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Today, we’ll be exploring House Districts 11 through 20, which covers the remainder of the Mat-Su Valley, Palmer, Eagle River and the northeast and downtown areas of Anchorage.
His announcement leaves a three-way race for the blue House District 20. It’ll be an all-male race, despite Gara’s efforts to recruit female candidates.
Gara announced earlier this week that he was considering retiring after 16 years in the Legislature, inviting interested candidates to file.
From smoking bills to university and from foster care to the wealthy, here’s our winners list for the 2018 legislative session.