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Letter: JKT the man for the job

The primary election is over and it's time to look closely at the candidates. Starting here at home, in my book, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is the...
Letter: Grateful for voter support, confidence

...candidacy for the Alaska Independence Party nomination for the United States Senate. I'm humbled by your vote on Primary Election Day and confidence in me. Despite my withdrawal from the race, I'm still active in helping elect a new senator...
Candidates in governor's race join forces

...but he didn't change his official party affiliation until Tuesday. Mallott, 71, won last month's Democratic primary election for governor.A combined ticket is expected to provide a stronger challenge to Parnell in November."What the...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement

...candidate for governor in August's primary election by more than 42,000 Alaskans...meaning they bypassed the primary election but had to gather signatures...the merger does nullify the primary election results. Although "the primary...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for voting

...we'll take any good news on the polling front. For the past few years, we've seen voter turnout - especially in primary elections - decline. Two years ago, for example, Valley turnout was only 27 percent. When crucial decisions are being made...
Elections should be for people

I hope we all learned at least one thing from this primary election - we need to get big money out of politics. About $15 million was spent on the oil tax referendum, almost all from the oil industry...
My Turn: It's a matter of trust; vote 'yes'

There are a lot of "facts" flying around about Ballot Measure 1, which Alaskans will vote on in the primary election this Tuesday. I am not a lawmaker or an oil industry insider. I'm a lay person looking at this issue from an everyday person's...
Labor leaders endorse Walker, Mallott

...Mallott as lieutenant governor.Walker had been running as an independent. Mallott won last month's Democratic primary election for governor.The combined ticket is expected to provide a stronger challenge to Republican incumbent Sean Parnell...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...become apparent that a three-way race would not result in the change that Alaska desperately needs. Following the primary election, we heard from Alaskans from every reach of the state and from every political background asking for my campaign to...
5 things to watch in Alaska's general election

...Libertarian Party may wind up with a U.S Senate candidate that doesn't want to be on the ballot. Thom Walker won the primary election without campaigning. He works in the Brooks Range, and party officials say he posted his withdrawal from the race...


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