Make no mistake, election day on Tuesday will decide control of Alaskaâ€™s state house.
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Ivan Moore of Alaska Survey Research and Matt Larkin of Dittman Research to discuss some of Alaska’s most interesting legislative races and the issues at play in them.
The Midnight Sun’s Casey Reynolds is joined by Taylor Bickford of Strategies 360 and Matt Larkin of Dittman Research. In part 2, we got through the legislative races one at a time to see where we think they stand with 10 days to go.
This day also marks the zenith of October Surprise season. In case you havenâ€™t noticed it, campaigns, independent expenditure groups, and political parties over the last few days have begun airing their opposition research files and have unleashed scathing attacks on their opponents.
The Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) has accused former Chilkoot Charlie’s owner and Spenard area state house candidate Mike Gordon of pushing to get a convicted child abuser and sex trafficker a lighter sentence, calling him a â€œgood guy.â€
Glass houses, new jobs, and the candidate merry-go-round. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
This fall, HD18 will be the site of one of the more intriguing questions of the election cycle: Can All-Anchorage Republican Mike Gordon beat Harriet Drummond, the Democrat incumbent? It will be at best an uphill battle.
The deadline for candidates to file for office isnâ€™t until June 1, but here are some of the State House races that are already drawing our attention
This article covers select races in districts 1-20. A future article will address 21-40.
One Republican isn’t running, one might run, the rest start the blame game. Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
The latest round of campaign finance disclosures are out, and they matter. A lot. Candidates, parties, and flacks are all full oâ€™ bluster and spin about their campaigns and their performance, but pesky statutorily-required campaign finance reports give citizens an unspun window into exactly where things stand. No one can hide from the numbers. They are cold, precise, and ultimately unflinching. To paraphrase the great football coach Bill Parcells, you are what your fundraising numbers say you are.