Her support of Dunleavy isn’t likely to bring over any of her progressive supporters, but it could be an important vote of confidence for on-the-fence moderates.
It’s the first radio ad for the late entrant to the governor’s race.
A deep dive into the fundraising of the leading candidates for Alaska’s governor and lieutenant governor.
A setback for the already-behind Treadwell.
With Roe v. Wade in the forefront of the conversation about the Supreme Court, Alaska’s independent governor is stuck in the middle.
Begich and Walker would both with head-to-head races with Dunleavy, according to the poll.
More than $600,000 has already been spent supporting Mike Dunleavy, while $0 have been reported for Walker and Begich.
Hawkins said Mead Treadwell’s entrance “significantly diminished my ability to win the primary.”
The entry of the two will shake up the dynamics of the race, but Begich upends the race most significantly.
On our June 4 episode of Alaska’s most listened-to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the continuing state budget standoff in Juneau and the launch of the decline to sign effort to combat Jim Minnery’s anti-transgender ballot prop in Anchorage. Casey and Forrest also talk with former Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s visit to Alaska this week and America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords.