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My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

...elections where the third-party candidate determined the outcome of the election. One of these came in 1982 when Dick Randolph, the independent, challenged Republican Tom Fink and Democrat Bill Sheffield, giving Sheffield the win. The granddaddy...
Four try long-shot chance to be governor

...state House seat in 1996. Toien, who has lived in Alaska for 25 years, lists his occupation as concierge. In 1982, Dick Randolph ran as the Libertarian candidate for governor and drew enough votes away from Republican Tom Fink to allow a Democrat...
My turn: Ethics reform - the never ending threats

...has at least indirect ties to Howard Rich, a New York real estate developer. This tie stems from former state Rep. Dick Randolph, who has lent his name to the anti-corruption effort. Both men are friends and devoted libertarians. Unfortunately...
Get out in the light

...Alaska Public Offices Commission this week to make sure any disclosure doesn't change the group's legal status. Dick Randolph, a former Alaska lawmaker and Libertarian, wrote this on the Alaska Clean Team website about the political process...
Alaska lobbying initiative campaign continues

...embedded and profound than we realized when we started this campaign," the committee chairman, former state legislator Dick Randolph, said in a written statement Thursday. "The current attorney general and lieutenant governor are clearly not acting...
APOC sends message to Measure 1 proponents

...made a fortune in Manhattan real estate and now champions Libertarian causes across the country. He is a friend of Dick Randolph, longtime Alaska Libertarian and a primary backer of Clean Team Alaska. Ken Jacobus, Anchorage attorney for Alaskans...
Alaska regulators planned disclosure on initiative

...also accused state executives of trying to sink the measure by inappropriately tinkering with its title last month. Dick Randolph, chairman of Clean Team Alaska, quit his post Tuesday, citing a "culture of (state) corruption" that he said...
My Turn: Thanking Terry Gardner for helping shape the PFD

...that the plan was unconstitutional. The Legislature then went back to the drawing board. By 1982, Libertarian Rep.Dick Randolph had proposed and popularized the idea of repealing, rather than suspending, the income tax and sending every resident...
Alternative candidates claim they differ from the same old same old

...glorious history" in the 1970s and 1980s, with the high mark in 1982, when Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Dick Randolph achieved 14.9 percent of the vote. "There's a real Libertarian tendency in Alaska," Kohlhass said, adding...
Speaking of the spokesman heyday, he wrote a story about the Libertarian party electing two people in Fairbanks: Ken Fanning, and Dick Randolph, whose first election as a Libertarian in 1978 was the first instance of a Libertarian being elected to a state legislature...


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