State of Alaska secondary Archives: on Principles & Values


Jim Sykes: Qualified candidates for Senate deserve to be heard equally

It’s the responsibility of the press to make sure the public is aware of these other candidates, rather than have them just show up in the voting booth and say ‘Gee, who are these candidates?’ said Jim Sykes, Green Party candidate for US Senate.
Source: Commentary on AK Senate Debate, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Oct 27, 2004

Lisa Murkowski: Didn’t ask Alaskans to accept father’s appointment to Senate

KNOWLES: “I didn’t make nepotism an issue in this campaign, Frank Murkowski did when he appointed his daughter, and Lisa Murkowski did when she accepted that appointment,” Knowles said. “Alaskans are clearly concerned about it,” he added, referring to the record 50,000 signatures in support of Ballot Measure No. 4, which would bar a governor from ever making an appointment to fill a Senate vacancy again.

MURKOWSKI: “I have made no point hiding from the fact that my father appointed me to this seat. I didn’t ask Alaskans to accept that or get over that, if you will,” she repeated her stock answer. “What I’ve asked is that Alaskans look at the job I’m doing in the US Senate.”

Source: [Xref Knowles] AK Senate Debate in Anchorage Daily News Oct 27, 2004

Tony Knowles: Should’ve gotten subsistence on the ballot as an issue

MURKOWSKI: Murkowski answered directly when asked the candidates what decision they regret. She said she made a mistake by not checking the Anchorage School District’s Internet policy before sending thousands of campaign e-mails through the district’s computer system with an endorsement from former Anchorage Education Association President Bob Roses. She also made light of a choice to use an Exxon station on Capitol Hill as a backdrop for a press conference on gas prices in Washington DC, which has been used relentlessly by her opponent in commercials criticizing her Exxon policies. “I wish I’d been able to find a Tesoro station to discuss the high price of oil,” she said.

KNOWLES: Knowles, however, expressed regrets for a policy failure, not campaign gaffes. He said he wished he had gotten subsistence on the ballot as an issue when he was governor.

Source: [Xref Murkowski] AK Senate Debate, in Anchorage Daily News Oct 27, 2004

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