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Abortion bill passed

...political future here," said Rep. Lisa Murkowski, who faces fellow Anchorage lawmaker Eldon Mulder in a Republican primary election in August. "But you know, I've got great kids, and a great husband, and I'm going to have a good heart...
Campaign disclosure reports show Knowles building sizable war chest

...bumper stickers, Democrat Knowles appears to be building a war chest to take on whoever wins a hotly contested Republican primary election. The two-term former governor faces state Rep. Eric Croft of Anchorage in the Aug. 22 Democratic primary...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...beginning of August, according to Federal Election Commission filings. Young is running unopposed in the Republican primary election. Two Democratic challengers for Young's seat, Diane Benson and Frank Vondersaar, reported just a fraction...
Three members of GOP run for Kookesh's seat

...Rampart. The winner will take on the successful candidate in a four-person Democratic primary race. The Republican primary election is Aug. 24. Gary Graham, 56, of Cordova, made an unsuccessful bid two years ago as a Republican but lost...
Murkowski to still push for pipeline

...Staff Jim Clark said changes will be made to the deal. Palin, who is open to other pipeline options, won the Republican primary election Tuesday with 50 percent of the vote, leaving the governor behind at 19 percent. "I think it was a mandate...
Split ballot angers some

...Green Party and the Alaska Moderate Party in 2003. A Republican ballot allows GOP members to vote only in Republican primary elections. A "combined" ballot open to all voters gives the option to vote in the Libertarian, Green or Alaskan Independence...
Palin seeks Republican nomination for governor

...mayor and spent about a year chairing the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. In 2002, she lost the Republican primary election for lieutenant governor to Loren Leman, who also won the general election. She has backed the campaign to...
Governor's race takes shape quickly

...their parties. (Hellenthal described former Anchorage Mayor Rick Mystrom as a potential "wild card" in the Republican primary election, with the potential to weaken Murkowski for the general election. But Mystrom, who was considering the race...
Alaska editorial: Corruption probes of Alaska U.S. delegation an East Coast power play

...Murkowski lose in a re-election bid to extend his term in the Alaska Governor's Mansion, and lose in a Republican primary election to a candidate who flew the banner of ethical behavior for elected officials. The Democrats think the long-serving...
Abortion votes put Sen. Murkowski in hot seat

...former Republican state representative who supports abortion rights. Murkowski, R-Alaska, must survive a Republican primary election in August, and Alaska Republicans fear that if the senator doesn't move to the right a conservative candidate...


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