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Republican Party should return to roots

...with the GOP statement of "He's not electable," or what I've heard from people around town, "He lost the general election in 2010 and then acted like a child, challenging the results," you probably are not aware of the circumstances...
Chenault plans to propose AGDC amendment

...a state law requiring appointees to boards or commissions of state government to be and have been before the last general election registered to vote in the state. Chenault and Rep. Mike Hawker, the lead sponsors of the bill that established...
What others say: Local hire and honest boards

...requires that a member of the board be an Alaska resident - more specifically, a registered voter since before the last general election. Mandell is not. The administration at first claimed that the governor was abiding by the Alaska Constitution...
Cal Thomas: Is Cruz out of control?

...prevailing wisdom is that the Tea Party harms incumbents, replacing them with conservative purists, who then lose the general election.Not true, says Cruz. While acknowledging that Tea Party candidates Christine O'Donnell (Delaware) and Sharon...
House minority leader to step down

...The Juneau Democrat has served in the House since 1999 and as minority leader since 2007. She hadn't drawn a general election opponent since 2004 and would have been up for re-election again this year.Rep. Chris Tuck of Anchorage, who...
2014 Alaska Forecast: Gov, Senate stir political winds

...stirring soon for the primary and general elections.The hot topics for the primary...challengers in the November general election, one being former Valdez Mayor...write-in candidate during the general election.No matter what, the airwaves...
French to run for lieutenant governor

...another run, said a major reason he decided against it was his belief that Mallott had a good chance of winning the general election in November 2014.French said neither Republican Gov. Sean Parnell nor independent Bill Walker is expected to have...
Kudos to all who made their vote count

...the low turnout last year - the municipal election was sandwiched between the state primary in late August and a general election in November that included a number of high-profile races. However, this year's municipal election also serves...
CES concerned about Prop 1

...balance the amount of money that is estimated to be lost to CES if Proposition 1 wins enough votes during the October General Election. Proposition 1 seeks to raise the allowable property tax exemption from $20,000 to $50,000 annually. The...
Super PAC forms to support Treadwell Democrat Mark Begich. Others include Joe Miller - who upset Murkowski in the 2010 GOP primary but lost in the general election after she mounted an historic write-in campaign - and lesser-known John Jaramillo and Kathleen Tonn.Philp called...


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