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New ad buys in Senate race

...candidates vying to take on Begich in November, along with Joe Miller and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell. Another Dan Sullivan, the Anchorage mayor, also will appear on the August primary ballot, as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.
Dan Sullivan still leads primary pack

...The Treadwell camp pointed to a Dittman poll commissioned by former Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan - a candidate for lieutenant governor - last month that polled likely Republican primary voters and showed Treadwell statistically tied with Sullivan...
GOP Lt. Gov. candidates appear at forum

JUNEAU- The Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to make distinctions between themselves during a candidate forum at the state GOP convention Saturday.Anchorage Mayor...
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

PALMER - Candidates in the crowded field for lieutenant governor are working to stand out from the pack. They spoke Wednesday at a candidates forum sponsored by the Palmer Chamber of Commerce. The real battle is among the five candidates seeking the Republican party nod in the Aug. 27 primary. All other candidates at the forum are running unopposed.
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...


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