Alaska Politics

Political news coverage from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Democrats Vie for Opportunity in General US Senate Election

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage Three candidates are vying to win the Democratic primary this year for the US Senate. Sitka mayor Scott McAdams...

Gubernatorial Candidates Focus on Oil and Gas Topics

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The Republican candidates for governor in next week’s primary election have focused on the future of the oil and...

RUNNING: Lisa Murkowski Debates Joe Miller – Part 1/2

Part 1/2 of a the first debate between incumbent Lisa Murkowski and challenger Joe Miller took place on August 19, 2010 during the RUNNING...

RUNNING: Lisa Murkowski Debates Joe Miller – Part 2/2

Part 2/2 of a the first debate between incumbent Lisa Murkowski and challenger Joe Miller took place on August 19, 2010 during the RUNNING...

Murkowski, Miller Debate Each Other for First Time in RUNNING

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage On Thursday night, the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate matched up for the first time for debates. Incumbent Senator Lisa...

Challenging Don Young for House

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Only one Democrat is running for Alaska’s US House Seat.  Harry Crawford is currently a state house member...

Comparing Gubernatorial Candidates’ Oil Tax Strategies

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Oil taxes may be the defining issue in the Democratic primary race for Alaska governor.  Former State Representative Ethan...

Few Opposed Races are in Next Week’s Primary Election

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Only a few voters in next week’s primary elections will need to make choices for next year’s legislature.  That’s...

Many Awarded Special Honors at Memorial Service

Libby Casey, APRN - Washington DC About 100 people were listed in the memorial program for Senator Ted Stevens as honorary pallbearers. Not all...

Candidates Race for Lieutenant Governor

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage There is no shortage of Republican and Democratic hopefuls for lieutenant governor this year. The slate of candidates crowds...

Public Pays Last Respects to Alaskan Legend

Libby Casey, APRN – Anchorage At 9:30 this morning, the body of Senator Ted Stevens arrived at All Saints Episcopal Church for a public...

RUNNING: State House, Wasilla

Wes Keller (R) is running unopposed for State House in district 14 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here...

RUNNING: State House, Palmer

Don Benson (R) and Carl Gatto (R) are running for State House in district 13 in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State House, Bases / Eagle River

Martin Lendeke (D), Bill Cook (R), Dan Kendall (R), and Dan Saddler (R) are running for district 18 in the...

RUNNING: State House, Willow

Stephen Jacobson (R) and Mark Neuman (R) are running for State House in district 15 in the primary election on...

RUNNING: State House, Chugiak

Bill Stoltze (R) is running for State House in district 16 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here is the...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 19

Pete Peterson (D) and Gabrielle La Doux (R) are running for State House in district 19 in the primary election on...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 24

Berta Gardner (D) is running unopposed for State House in Anchorage, district 24 in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State Senate, Anchorage, District L

Richard Wanda (R) is running for State Senate in Anchorage, district L in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 23

Les Gara (D) is running for State House in district 23 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here is...