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Kookesh, Wilson face challengers

...Angoon Democrat, will face the winner of a Republican primary contest between Dennis Watson of Craig and Gary Graham of...from Wrangell, will face the winner of a Democratic primary contest between Rob Allen and Denny Pearson, both of Sitka...
GOP hopefuls risk alienating independent voters

...intent on putting an increasingly ideologically conservative and intolerant face on the party. They are pulling the primary contest so far right that the party will be far less attractive to the independent voters needed to win the general election...

...the Republican primary and only token challengers from other parties. Also, many races for the Legislature had no primary contest. "We were hoping it would be 20 percent," said Virginia Breeze, a spokeswoman for the Division of Elections...
Senior legislators easily win races

...Anchorage and Green Party winner Jim Sykes, who helped found the party in 1990. Sykes won a friendly Green Party primary contest against Thomas Higgins. In the House race, Young won an unchallenged bid for a 16th term in office. Winning the...
The 'NOs' resoundingly have it - Measure 2 fails

...batting aside two little-known primary challengers.Democrats and Libertarians had a somewhat more competitive primary contest for Young's seat, with state Rep. Sharon Cissna and small business owner Matt Moore, both Anchorage Democrats...
Battle turns bitter for Senate seat

...said polling shows him slightly ahead this time, but Taylor scoffed at that. Including an expensive Republican primary contest, Taylor had raised $101,667 as of Oct. 6, and had $24,386 in cash on-hand. Middag is spending less than...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Candidates set for race 5/20/98

...incumbent Rep. Bill Hudson in the Mendenhall Valley, a Republican stronghold. Additionally, each party could have a primary contest for Juneau's Senate seat. Here's a look at potential Juneau candidates for the state House and Senate, their...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Vote today 8/25/98

...Rosemary Hagevig, will decide the representative for downtown Juneau and a sliver of the Mendenhall Valley, so this primary contest is the de facto general election for District 3. The state Senate seat contest is between Republicans Don Abel and...
Obama to set up shop in Juneau

...this August at his party's convention in Denver. Obama beat Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York, in a bruising primary contest that saw him score a major victory over her in Alaska. Two calls to the campaign of Republican Sen. John McCain...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Candidates square off during debate 8/19/98

...Democrats Rosemary Hagevig and Beth Kerttula spent little time comparing themselves in their winner-takes-all primary contest. Hagevig talked about her extensive community experience and took a somewhat more pro-business stance on issues...


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