The hope is that candidates will have to broaden their appeal to all voters in a district instead of the relatively small group of voters that participate in primaries.
FreedomWorks may be coming, Uber may not, and Stieren and Pruitt a couple no more. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
In June, we looked at how Democrats could wrest power from Republicans in the State Senate, or at least create a bipartisan coalition.
The short version of that story is that, yes, there is a potential path for Democrats to have a role in senate leadership. It requires them winning at least two seats currently held by Republicans and getting at least three more to jump ship and organize with them, letâ€™s not pretend it is the most likely of scenarios. But it is plausible.
A little more than an hour before the second presidential debate this afternoon, House Majority Leader Charisse Millett (R-Anchorage) became the latest Alaska republican to…
Today weâ€™re looking at how elections this fall could sway power in the State Senate. We previously wrote an article on the situation in the State House. Check it out here if you havenâ€™t already.
Someone doesn’t like efforts by Governor Walker and state legislators to “replumb” state finances and use Permanent Fund earnings to fund state government. But at least they are getting creative in their disapproval.
Here are five quick takeaways the rest of the media missed on candidate filing day
A challenger emerges for Don Young, Anti-Demboski fervor fizzles, and Ruedrich has a bad week. Its Friday in the Sun!
There are some legislators that just donâ€™t care. They spend our money with reckless abandon. They think theyâ€™re badasses, flying over here and over there, pocketing all the money we give them for office expenses, charging us more to relocate them than it would cost to just buy them a new car in Juneau. And they are crazy. They think they can bilk the good people of Alaska for it all and we wonâ€™t even notice.
Jennifer Johnston is running, Governor Walker bans travel…mostly, and political events get geared up.