Category Archives: Legislature

District 13 Legislature House Seat Vacancy and Appointment Consideration

“Alaska Legislature House Seat District 13 Vacancy and Appointment Consideration Requests for applications from qualified Republicans to fill the vacancy for consideration by the Alaska Republican Party District 13 Chugiak and District 14 Eagle River Nancy Dahlstrom is the representative-elect for House District 13, Chugiak. Representative Elect Dahlstrom has resigned in order to serve the Department of Corrections (DOC). Gov. Dunleavy will need to fill that House seat by appointment. Application must be received by the District 13 & 14 committee by 5:00 pm on Monday, December 10, 2018. The District 13 & 14 committee, with the assistance of ARP…

Party votes to withdraw support from three Republican defectors

The Alaska Republican Party State Central Committee today voted to withdraw support from three Republican sitting House members who have organized with a Democratic-led majority. Gabrielle LeDoux of District 15-Anchorage, Paul Seaton of District 31-Homer, and Louise Stutes of District 32-Kodiak, defected from the Republican-led majority to accept powerful committee positions with a Democratic Party organization. Although Republicans had won the majority of seats in both houses of the Alaska Legislature, the defection of the three caused the Alaska House to be controlled by Democrats for the first time in 22 years. “These legislators snatched defeat out of the jaws…