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Ballot Measure 1 Debate

By KTVA CBS 11 News 4:11 PM August 11, 2014

 

Ballot Measure 1 Debate

DATE:  Monday, August 11th
TIME:  7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

MODERATOR
Joe Vigil - KTVA 11 News

REPORTERS
Rhonda McBride - KTVA 11 News
Alex DeMarban - Alaska Dispatch News
Richard Mauer - Alaska Dispatch News

 

Vote YES Panel

Jane Angvik has worn many political hats over the years. She’s served in the administrations of two governors, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles. She is also a former chair of the Anchorage Assembly. Currently, Angvik is a volunteer member of the steering committee for the “Vote Yes” campaign.

Chancy Croft is an attorney and a longtime civic leader.  Croft is a former state senate president. He also ran as the Democratic candidate for governor in 1978.

Senator Bill Wielechowski, (D) Alaska, has been active on the “Yes” campaign. He has served six years on the Senate Resources Committee and was co-chair during two of those years.

 

Vote NO Panel

Andrew Halcro currently serves as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. He is a former state representative and was a candidate for governor in 2006.

Sen. Lesil McGuire, (R) is currently chair of the Senate Rules Committee and serves on the Senate Resources and Finance Committees. She is also co-chair of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission.

Kara Moriarty is president and CEO of the Alaska Gas and Oil Association.

 

KTVA straw poll results:

“How will you be voting on the SB 21 repeal?”

NO  (Keep SB 21 in place)   126 votes  -  65%

YES  (Repeal SB 21)   68 votes  -  35%

 

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