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Sen. French returns, donates campaign money

...during his run for lieutenant governor. He was formerly the running mate of Byron Mallott, who had been the Democratic candidate for governor before teaming with Walker.French will carry forward $50,000 of the funds for a future campaign, which...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement

...important issues.Mallott was voted as the Democratic candidate for governor in August's primary election by more than...accepted the withdrawals of Mallott as the Democratic candidate for governor, French as the Democratic candidate for...
From the classroom to the campaign trail

...sights on the office of lieutenant governor and hopes to run the state alongside Byron Mallott, the leading Democratic candidate for governor.In Tuesday's primary, Williams faces an same-party opponent with a lot of name recognition: State...
Budget takes center stage

...joked as he stepped up to the podium to respond. Walker's running mate is Byron Mallott, who had been the Democratic candidate for governor until the two merged campaigns in August to form a nonpartisan "unity" ticket."This'll be a partnership...
Update: Knowles vetoes Medicaid abortion bill

...medically necessary" abortions under the Medicaid program. Knowles and Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer, who is a Democratic candidate for governor, said that the bill passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature last month is an unconstitutional...
Knowles vetoes campaign bill of the state economy. Knowles' lieutenant governor, Fran Ulmer, is considered the leading Democratic candidate for governor. But one of the bill's supporters, state Sen. Gene Therriault, said Knowles doesn't understand the...
Ulmer says she'll put families first

In what she said would be the first of several speeches and position papers on state issues, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fran Ulmer on Thursday called for inflation-proofing of the state education funding formula. Outlining a campaign theme of "families first," Ulmer, the lieutenant governor for the past seven and a half years, also proposed a system for rating child-care centers and empowering the state to negotiate with drug companies for more affordable prices.
Update: House OKs RCA compromise

...Knowles-Ulmer administration is responsible for economic stagnation in Alaska. Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer is the leading Democratic candidate for governor this year. "These ads are not subject to regulation under current law," emphasized Sen. Gene Therriault...
Port authority renews pitch for an all-Alaska gasline

...However, Palin has called an "all-Alaska" line her "preferred" line. Former Gov. Tony Knowles, the Democratic candidate for governor, has said the state should consider all viable proposals. Murkowski, whose term ends in December, is...
Ulmer says abortion will be key in governor's race

ANCHORAGE - Democratic candidate for governor Fran Ulmer says abortion will be a distinguishing campaign issue between her and Republican candidate U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski...


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