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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...challengers couldn't use that issue against him, said Marc Hellenthal, a pollster in Anchorage not working for any of the candidates."If it passes, that would be an embarrassment, to put it mildly, and it would cost him some votes," Hellenthal...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...throwing for three months, and then you try to piece the candidate back together before the general," said former Republican...Hellenthal, a pollster in Anchorage not working for any of the candidates, said the broadsides are paid for by the first-ever...
Alaska GOP candidates clash on immigration

...he lose the primary, which could effectively hand the November election to incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Begich.The candidates also clashed over the economic stimulus, gun rights and campaign spending. Sullivan has raised almost four times...
District O candidates square off

...Treider said. One question from the audience came from Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski. He asked the candidates where they would cut the budget. "First I would like to cut the House operating budget," Micciche said, which...
League of Women Voters to host forum

...voters. Last spring 62 students from the local high schools and college were registered. Forums were held to meet the candidates and learn about the issues.The League of Women Voters mission statement declares "The League of Women Voters encourages...
New group jumping into Alaska Senate race

...hopeful Dan Sullivan to disavow any "secret" money spent on their behalves.If such groups continue spending money, the candidate who benefits would donate money to a charity his opponent chooses.CounterPAC co-founder Jim Greer said it's less...
Letters to the editor In two or three weeks, it may be too late for our community. Remember that this is an election year. Call the candidates to find out which ones care about taking action on our flooding issues. Call our current representatives and voice...
The primary is a month away - make sure you're registered to vote

...voter may choose the Ballot Measures Only ballot.That means, for example, that if you want to vote for one of the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, make sure you're registered as a Republican, Nonpartisan...
What others say: Senate debate shows meaningful contrasts among contenders being applied both to what the candidates see as the failings of Sen. Begich...East Anchorage High School saw the candidates draw some of the sharpest contrasts...and several more debates between the candidates are scheduled to take place in...
Tea Party Express may not endorse in Alaska race

...strategist for the Tea Party Express, told The Associated Press on Monday that the philosophical contrast between the candidates is "not as dramatic" as it was in 2010."They're all pretty much running on a conservative platform," he said...


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