A big dividend check from the state is the only campaign promise many voters will need to hear this year. But Les Gara thinks Gov. Dunleavy is not disclosing the full cost of large dividends. The Democratic former legislator would like to unseat Dunleavy in the election this fall.
The midterm elections are November 6th, 2018 and Raven Radio has a trifecta of campaign broadcasts! On October 24th at 6:30 p.m., Sitka High students will host a debate between Alaska House incumbent Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D) and challenger Richard Wein (R). On October 25th at 7 p.m., we’ll broadcast a one-hour "Debate for the State" with candidates for Alaska Governor, Mike Dunleavy (R) and Mark Begich (D), and on October 26th at 7 p.m., we'll broadcast a one-hour debate program with U.S. House incumbent Don Young (R) and challenger Alyse Galvin (I).
by Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO, Juneau | Oct 19, 2018 | Local News
Alaska Governor Bill Walker suspended his re-election campaign today and threw his support behind Democrat Mark Begich. Walker made the decision after talking with many Alaskans about whether he or Begich had a better chance against Dunleavy.