Category Archives: Alaska politics
Regardless of the outcome of the ballot-counting still in progress in Juneau in Alaska election for U.S. Senate, the incumbent, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, is still Sen. Lisa Murkowski today as Congress convenes for its “lame duck” session. And it’s time … Continue reading
A rundown of election results in Alaska & nationally affecting LGBT folks; originally written for Bent Alaska.
Election night Tweets 2010-11-02: Alas, poor Yorick, we now foster hope write-in voters spell’d abhorr’d Murkowski’s name right. Our gorges rise.
Tonight was not your night, Scott, but there will be other nights! You were the only candidate w/ class & grace in this year’s AKSEN race. (And other tweets more funny.)
This is not an empty threat. I feel that strongly about it.
Saturday for me means writing at Side Street Espresso. But this Saturday was also downtown Anchorage’s “Trick or Treat Street” event — & a special treat with a visit from U.S. Senate candidate Scott McAdams.
In an election season that has already had more than its fair share of lies and dirty tricks, here’s the latest. And — surprise! — while it involves a Senate race, this time it’s not the U.S. Senate but the Alaska State Senate at issue.
Scott McAdams writes, “All Americans should have the same rights regardless of sexual orientation and as Alaska’s next U.S. Senator, I am committed to standing up for members of the LGBT community.”
I hope everyone else who was planning on holding their nose for Murkowski would instead take a big, deep breath of fresh air and vote for Scott McAdams. That’s what I’m gonna do.
Scott McAdams, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, spoke at the Alaska Pride Conference 2010 on October 9. Here’s why I think he’s the best choice for LGBT and moderate and progressive Alaskans.