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Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...of Juneau; Casey Steinau of Big Lake; and Ian Olson of Fairbanks said they're still uncommitted. The fourth, party chairman Mike Wenstrup, said he has a preferred candidate, but isn't publicly endorsing, citing his position within the...
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GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...surprisingly - included Virginia.There, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner held a narrow lead over former Republican Party chairman and Bush administration official Ed Gillespie.There was a little good news for Democrats in New Hampshire, where...
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...signed letter sent to the state by Tuesday to exit the race. If he does, the party will make Mark Fish, a former party chairman, its candidate to battle the race's two high-profile candidates: Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

...the Republican nomination in 2008, coming in a close second."Don Young is a fixture here," Alaska Republican Party chairman Peter Goldberg said. "He's just represented us for so long, it's a name that's hard to overcome."Besides...
Bob Franken: Competence comeuppance

...century. They're also encumbered by a collection of outlandish potential candidates. It's no wonder that the party chairman wants to limit the number of debates. That's a way of avoiding the clown show that was such an embarrassment last...
Democrats gear up for party convention in Nome

...August primary.Mallott is the scheduled keynote speaker for Saturday; Begich isn't expected to attend in person.Party chairman Mike Wenstrup said one of the major goals of the convention, which runs through Sunday, is to continue building...
Letters to the editor

...election process or election results are identified, Alaskans have a responsibility to stop it.When I served as state party chairman in 2013, I sent termination letters to 100 percent of the "chairman-appointed" executive committee. I gave it...
Judge says redistricting plan improperly splits Eagle River, Chugiak

...state's new political map. ''Eagle River is a very, very solid Republican community,'' said state Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich. ''For that reason, it is strictly a representation issue for local individuals rather than a specific...
Metcalfe plan would have oil companies fill budget gap

...manufacturing would create jobs here rather than in other states and countries. Gordon Hartlieb, Libertarian Party chairman and a state House candidate in District 26, said the party hasn't taken a formal position on Metcalfe's plan...
Redistricting board begins crafting court-ordered plan

...blatantly partisan'' because it pitted 20 GOP incumbents against each other in the Aug. 27 primary. Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich was on hand for Friday's board meeting. Ruedrich submitted a map for the board to consider...


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