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Political group seeks state recognition through election filing

The Alaska Constitution Party has put in a candidate for lieutenant governor. Jim Moore of Haines filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission Monday. The party's leader, J.R. Myers, filed as...
McGuire plans run for lt. gov. let voters decide whether to keep or repeal the tax change.Democrats do not yet have any announced candidates for lieutenant governor.Only one woman has ever served as lieutenant governor in Alaska - Fran Ulmer, who served under Democratic...
Taylor backs off on new commission

...fellow Republican U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski have been guests there, as well. Taylor is a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, and Murkowski is the heavy favorite to be the Republican nominee for governor. In other special session...
RCA gets 1 more year

...extension, called the final RCA bill "a very workable compromise." Taylor, a Wrangell Republican and candidate for lieutenant governor, said he acquiesced on the extension because of the new ethical safeguards in the law. He also said the...
Seven legislative candidates bow out of August primary

...Wednesday's deadline. The state Division of Elections will have to decide whether to remove the name. Democrat candidate for lieutenant governor Scott Heyworth was the only statewide candidate to officially drop out. Heyworth has announced plans to...
Lt. governor candidates seek ways to stand out

...divisiveness and "new voices" are needed. Anchorage resident Paul Wieler also has filed as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor but did not attend the forum. Democratic candidate Ernie Hall, Green Party candidate Diane Benson, and...
Spill council offers head job to longtime GOP pol Gail Phillips

...offered its top job to longtime Republican politician Gail Phillips. The former speaker of the House and candidate for lieutenant governor did not return calls to the Anchorage Daily News, but was expected to accept the job offered Thursday by...
Measure likely to change voting system

...runoff voting in place," Chryson said. Al Anders, membership chairman for the Alaska Libertarians and candidate for lieutenant governor, said that although the proposed system may or may not help Libertarians get elected it will force major-party...
Palin energizes supporters

...Ginsburg said, adding that Knowles, a former two-term governor, and Ethan Berkowitz, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, have the proven leadership ability and knowledge of the issues to lead the state in a critical time...
Marijuana legalization group brings effort to Juneau

...similar one failed in the 2000 general election. Al Anders, the treasurer for the group and Libertarian candidate for lieutenant governor, said the office space has been paid for by a Juneau donor, but he hopes the campaign ultimately will raise...


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