Election Coverage

Mark Begich speaks to Sitkans before declaring his candidacy

SITKA, ALASKA Anchorage mayor Mark Begich stopped in Sitka earlier this month, on a pre-campaign circuit that took him around the state. He spoke before the Sitka Chamber of Commerce about his potential run for U.S. Senate, including his unorthodox “Senate Exploratory Committee”. He has since declared his candidacy.


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