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Show Me the Money: Bristol Bay and Campaign Finance

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Public employees union takes Senate candidate Dan Sullivan to task over campaign ad

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Candidates for Alaska lieutenant governor square off at industry forum

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SarahPAC gives $45K to candidates in last quarter

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Begich: Senate race not about Obama

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    Show Me the Money: Bristol Bay and Campaign Finance

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 21:04

    Show Me the Money: Alaska’s Fiscal Future Four issues that could change the fortunes of Alaska… Four issues that have divided us… Four issues that will unite us as we go to the polls Nov. 4th… How can you prosper in the ever-changing landscape of living life in the 49th state?   Oct. 9 @ 9 p.m. […]

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    Public employees union takes Senate candidate Dan Sullivan to task over campaign ad

    by Rhonda McBride on Oct 16, 7:51

    Is it a political jab or setting the record straight? In the case of the state’s largest public employees union, it could be both. At a news conference on Wednesday, the Alaska State Employees Association sharply criticized an ad by the Dan Sullivan U.S. Senate campaign. It says the commercial, which touts Sullivan’s work as […]

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    Candidates for Alaska lieutenant governor square off at industry forum

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 13, 17:46

    Mayor Dan Sullivan and Byron Mallott — candidates for Alaska lieutenant governor — squared off on Monday at a forum sponsored by industry groups like the Alaska Oil and Gas Association and the Alaska Miners Association. The event was presented as a forum to hear the candidates’ views on resource development. Sullivan, vying for the lieutenant […]

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    SarahPAC gives $45K to candidates in last quarter

    by Associated Press on Oct 13, 13:25

    Sarah Palin’s political action committee gave $5,000 to Alaska tea party favorite Joe Miller a day before the state’s primary in August. Palin endorsed Miller for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Begich. Miller finished second in the GOP primary to Dan Sullivan, whom Palin appointed as Alaska’s attorney general shortly before she […]

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    Begich: Senate race not about Obama

    by Associated Press on Oct 12, 11:34

    U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says the Alaska Senate race is about the state’s future, not President Barack Obama’s. Begich spoke to volunteers in Juneau with Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Heitkamp praised Begich as a moderate who is unafraid to stand up to Obama. Begich said there are people who are mad at […]

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    Yes on 1 reveals new signage

    by Shannon Ballard on Oct 12, 11:28

    For those driving through Anchorage, campaign signs that line the streets may have them seeing double. This week, the Yes on 1 campaign, which advocates keeping Anchorage’s municipal labor law, revealed its new logo, and it looks almost identical to its opponent’s signage. The No on 1 campaign worries the similar AO-37 signs will confuse voters and […]

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    State issues supplemental voter pamphlet; Bill Walker missing from original

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 11, 19:03

    With the general election less than a month away, residents around the state should have received an Official Election Pamphlet (OEP) in the mail this week. The pamphlet, issued by the state’s Division of Elections, contains information on how to vote, voting locations and candidate and ballot measure information, among other material. Voters should have […]

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    Begich signs pledge seeking campaign disclosure

    by Associated Press on Oct 11, 11:02

    U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has signed a pledge, calling for the rejection of outside money in the Alaska race unless the funding source is disclosed and can be traced to a person or an established entity. The pledge is from a group that promotes transparency in campaign spending. But a spokesman for Begich’s GOP rival […]

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    Show Me the Money: AO37 and Minimum Wage Special

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 10, 10:21

      Show Me the Money: Alaska’s Fiscal Future Four issues that could change the fortunes of Alaska… Four issues that have divided us… Four issues that will unite us as we go to the polls Nov. 4th… How can you prosper in the ever-changing landscape of living life in the 49th state?   Oct. 9 […]

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    Police chiefs speak out against Ballot Measure 2

    by Bonney Bowman on Oct 09, 6:39

    With the election less than a month away, Alaska’s police chiefs are banding together against Ballot Measure 2. Six chiefs of police from across the state stood together in Anchorage Wednesday. They’re sworn to serve and protect, but the members of the Alaska Association of Police Chiefs say they won’t be able to do their […]

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    Unofficial North Slope Borough mayoral race results

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 08, 9:31

    In the North Slope Borough mayoral race, current numbers indicate the incumbent, Charlotte Brower, will keep her post. She was challenged by former Mayor George Ahmaogak Sr. The two candidates faced off three years ago in a hotly contested race. Ahmaogak is a popular figure, but some wonder if he was hurt by his wife’s […]

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    Alaska Senate race invades the Internet

    by Rhonda McBride on Oct 08, 6:58

    You can’t blame Alaskans if they feel as if they’re being stalked on the Internet by the Super PACs for the Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan campaigns. From Facebook to YouTube, to Hulu and Pandora, there’s no escaping the onslaught of video commercials — even on your favorite websites. Some, known as “pre-roll” ads, appear […]

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    Wasilla, Mat-Su Borough unofficial election results

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 23:03

    Unofficial election results from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough reveal that approximately 7,005 people cast their votes at the polls Tuesday. That number is 11 percent of the total voting population, according to the Mat-Su Borough. Candidate Dan Mayfield leads the race for Assembly district 5 by 293 votes. Unofficial results tonight show that voters supported another senior citizen […]

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    6 public safety unions rally behind Walker-Mallott ticket

    by Rhonda McBride on Oct 06, 22:50

    If six law enforcement and public safety unions have their way, Gov. Sean Parnell won’t be back for another term. Their choice is Bill Walker — a Republican who is running as an independent — and his running mate, Democrat Byron Mallott, who left his race for governor to join Walker as a candidate for […]

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    In Kodiak, Begich and Sullivan go head-to-head over Alaska’s fisheries

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 01, 22:51

    Overall, Sen. Mark Begich drew more applause over the course of the fisheries debate in Kodiak on Wednesday night, compared to his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan. Sullivan, who initially planned not to attend the debate, wasn’t let off the hook easily. During a round in which a panel of reporters selected a specific candidate to […]

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    Senate race plagued by Sullivan residency confusion

    by Kate McPherson on Sep 30, 23:09

    Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan’s residency has once again come into question. Maryland tax officials have confirmed that Dan Sullivan and his wife claimed their Maryland home as their primary residence from 2006 until 2008, during which they received property tax benefits. The Sullivans bought the $1.3 million home in 2006 while Sullivan was working for […]

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    Senate, gubernatorial candidates use different strategies to win election

    by Dave Leval on Sep 30, 21:30

    The U.S. Senate race is one of the biggest on Alaska’s November ballot. KTVA 11 News tried to give voters a chance to hear from the candidates. However, the debate scheduled for later this month will not take place after Republican candidate Dan Sullivan turned down KTVA’s invitation. However, this isn’t the first time Sullivan has […]

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    Plaintiff won’t challenge Walker-Mallott lawsuit ruling

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 29, 14:36

    The plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the Walker-Mallott unity ticket says he won’t appeal a judge’s ruling that an emergency order permitting the merged campaigns can stand. Steve Strait, District 21 chairman for the Alaska Republican Party, filed the lawsuit against Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai, saying that an emergency order […]

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    New Begich ad features Murkowski

    by Associated Press on Sep 28, 15:33

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is again running an ad touting his work with Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. It comes after Murkowski earlier in the campaign called on Begich to stop running a similar ad. And it comes days after Murkowski was featured in an ad endorsing Begich’s GOP rival, Dan Sullivan. The Begich ad […]

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    US Chamber of Commerce endorses Dan Sullivan for Senate

    by Rhonda McBride on Sep 25, 22:26

    Thursday’s earthquake nearly overshadowed an announcement from U.S. Senate Candidate Dan Sullivan’s campaign about a major endorsement. The national political director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce came to Alaska to make the announcement personally. Rob Engstrom is also a vice president of the organization, which supported Sullivan in the GOP primary and funded attack […]