Highlights Begich Plan to Reduce Crime, Protect the PFD, and Invest in Education For Immediate Release July 30, 2018 Anchorage – Mark Begich launched his first radio ad titled Innovation today. The 60-second radio ad focuses on Begich’s innovative approach to leadership and his plans to crack down on crime, constitutionally guarantee a sustainable PFD, […]
Gubernatorial candidates Mark Begich, Mike Dunleavy and Mead Treadwell have sounded off on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the court, painting opposing stances between the race’s lone Democrat and leading Republicans.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich made a campaign stop Thursday in Juneau, speaking to about 45 people at the local IBEW union hall.
Alaska’s last Democratic governor has endorsed Alaska’s last Democratic U.S. senator in this year’s race for governor.
On Wednesday, former Gov. Tony Knowles released an email backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich in the race for governor.
On the Saturday after the filing deadline closed and Mark Begich turned Alaska’s gubernatorial race on its head by announcing he would run on the Alaska Democratic Party’s ticket, the former former U.S. senator stopped by Fairbanks for a whirlwind afternoon tour. About 20 minutes of that included sitting down in a coffee shop with your humble editor of The Midnight Sun.
Just before 4:30 p.m. Friday, former Sen. Mark Begich turned in the paperwork to formally become a candidate for Governor. In an impromptu press conference moments later, Begich explained his decision to run.
Former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich put the truth to long-standing rumors on Friday by jumping in the Democratic primary for governor. That move prompted incumbent Gov. Bill Walker, who is running as an independent, to bypass the party primary and focus on collecting signatures to face Begich and the Republican nominee in the November general election.
“You know me. You have known my family for decades. And you know that I don’t sit on the sidelines when there is a problem to be solved,” Begich wrote. “That’s why I am running for Governor because I know that together we can build a safer, stronger future for all Alaskans.”