Friday, February 13, 2009

Anchorage, Alaska 2009 Municipal Election - Official List Of Mayoral Candidates

Updated March 27th with links to KTUU Channel 2 candidate profiles and KSKA interviews for several candidates.

The filing period for mayoral candidates for the upcoming Anchorage Municipal Election has now closed, and there are 15 official candidates for the job. The mayoral candidates are listed on the Municipality of Anchorage Candidates Page and on the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) website. Additional information on where, when, and how to vote can be found HERE.

This list will be updated as new information arrives. School board candidates will be presented in a separate post; provisional information on bonds, including the Assembly's cuts, presented HERE.

-- Anchorage Daily News Mayoral Candidate Profiles accessible HERE.
-- Alaska Star February 19th bio sketches of mayoral candidates HERE.
-- Anchorage Education Association candidate questionnaire results HERE.
-- KTUU Channel 2 Election Page HERE.

Mayoral candidates (15 listed below):

-- Dan Sullivan: Official campaign website HERE. December 2007 press release outlining his vision HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Anchorage Press profile on Sullivan HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Eric Croft: Official campaign website HERE. Myspace website HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Anchorage Press profile on Croft HERE.
---- Alaska Dispatch profile on Croft HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
---- List of individual contributors to Croft's campaign (3-7 thru 3-28) HERE.
-- Matt Claman: Official campaign website HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Anchorage Press profile on Claman HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Paul Honeman: Official campaign website HERE. Myspace website HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Honeman's statement on marriage HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Walt Monegan: Official campaign website HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Anchorage Press profile on Monegan HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Sheila Selkregg: Official campaign website HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- Anchorage Press profile on Selkregg HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
---- List of individual contributors to Selkregg's campaign (3-7 thru 3-28) HERE.
-- Merica Hlatcu - ran unsuccessfully for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2006
---- KTUU Channel 2 video profile HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Jacob Seth Kern: Official campaign website HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Dominic S.F. Lee - President and CEO of Little Susitna Construction
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile without video HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Larry Shooshanian
---- KTUU Channel 2 video profile HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Phil Isley: Official campaign website HERE. Also see his Feb 11 LTE to the Anchorage Press HERE.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Richard Wanda
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Bob "Joker" Lupo - ran unsuccessfully for an Eagle River Assembly seat in 2007.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Billy Ray Powers - the "Snowzilla" candidate.
---- KTUU Channel 2 profile with video HERE.
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.
-- Paul Kendall
---- KSKA Interview accessible HERE.

The Anchorage Press published an article on December 11th providing more background on the less prominent candidates.

APOC summaries on municipal candidates available HERE.

4 comments:

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  2. "Theresa Obermeyer's website" -- perhaps she should subtitle the website "Ax to Grind"...

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  3. That's why I labeled the information as "uncorroborated". But because Theresa is a public persona, I thought the public should know about it anyway.

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  4. The esteemed Doctor Obermeyer will never give us peace until her husband gets his Alaska law license. :-(

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