Senate Hopefuls to Challenge Murkowski

A Sitka Democratic Party official is saying Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams will challenge Lisa Murkowski for her seat in the United States Senate. McAdams, meanwhile, has made no announcement, has not filed paperwork, and says he has no comment.

McAdams is expected to make an announcement on Tuesday. The news comes three weeks after Alaska Democrats held their state convention in Sitka. The convention dismissed without a challenger to Murkowski.

According to a state website, the race for Murkowski’s seat also includes Democrat Frank Vondersaar of Homer, Republican Joe Miller of Fairbanks and Libertarian Frederick “David” Haase, of Anchorage.

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

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