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LIVE DEBATE: AK House District 34, with Senate Q

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Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (left) and Bill Thomas (right) will face-off tonight at Sitka High School. (Photos provided)

Alaska House District 34 Candidate Forum 6:35-8 PM Thursday, October 11.
Broadcast live from the Sitka Performing Arts Center (the public is welcome to attend in person at no charge). Featuring incumbent Rep. Bill Thomas (R-Haines) against the Democratic nominee Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka). Redistricting has made this a contest to watch. Email questions to news@kcaw.org

Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon

Senate Q Democratic nominee Albert Kookesh will also take questions tonight at Sitka High. Republican Senate nominee Bert Stedman was invited, but elected not to attend. Both Stedman and Kookesh took listener questions Wednesday during a forum hosted by KRBD. You can listen to that here.

View a map of Southeast House/Senate Districts. Note: There are two House Districts in each Senate District. For example, House 33 (Ketchikan, Wrangell) and House 34 (Sitka, Haines, Angoon) are both in Senate District Q.

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