As AFN endorses candidates in the Governor and Senate races, Bering Straits Native Corporation follows suit, with an additional endorsement for Don Young.
Walker will run as governor, Mallott as lieutenant governor on the “Alaska First Unity Ticket.”
Unofficial results show a 6,800 vote margin in favor of “no” on Ballot Measure 1, the proposition that asked voters to keep or repeal the state’s new system for taxing oil.
The Alaska Municipal League wrapped up a second day of events on August 14 — with a gubernatorial debate between Democrat Byron Mallot and unaffiliated candidate Bill Walker.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, August 14 at 10 a.m.), we’re talking about Alaska’s oil tax future and the August 19 vote on Ballot Measure 1.
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