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Candidates want to 'reinvent' office

...November ballot. So far, no Democrats have announced their candidacy, but several are considering the job, said Mike Coumbe, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party. "Overseeing the elections is a very important task, and the...
Looking to Alaska: State starts to matter, just a little, in presidential scene

...Edwards. The Clinton campaign hasn't responded. The Edwards campaign responded that they "have other plans," said Mike Coumbe, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party. Coumbe is not sure exactly what that means. Edwards campaign...
25-year-old Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod

...guiding business.Sass got a surprise when he arrived at the Unalakleet checkpoint on Sunday. His high school friend, Mike Coumbe of Minneapolis, flew to Alaska to cheer on his friend - with an unusual twist. He attempted to dye his naturally dark...
Grussendorf jockeys for support in Senate and the people of Juneau and make a choice they would support," she said. The party's executive director, Mike Coumbe, encouraged the Democratic senators to do the same. "We are encouraging the senators to respect the local wishes...
Pollster says ANWR survey results misstated by group, congressman

...People are very favorable toward responsible, environmentally sound, low-impact development in ANWR." But Mike Coumbe, Alaska director for the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, said he thinks Moore's explanation is a stretch...
Alaska Dems get $100,000 boost

...52 percent of Alaskans are registered as nonpartisan or undecided, said Alaska Democratic Party Executive Director Mike Coumbe. "And there's a lot of Republicans upset with their party," he said. People are unhappy about the state retirement...
Four Democrats, two Libertarians eye Don Young's U.S. House seat

...Congress on earmarks will be unpopular this time around. "I'm sure this year is quite different from 2004," said Mike Coumbe, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party. The so-called "bridges to nowhere," for which Young lobbied...
Alaska court decision approves joint primaries

...decided to move back to the "Alaskan tradition" of letting voters decide whomever they want as a candidate, said Mike Coumbe, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party. In next year's primary, anyone can vote for a Democrat, Green...
State candidates forge ahead in relative obscurity

...broader statewide issues to rub off on local races, however indirectly. Alaska Democratic Party Executive Director Mike Coumbe said while the initial excitement over Palin's ascent to vice presidential candidate has worn off, voters have not...


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