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Day: October 18, 2022

Alaska

Gov. Dunleavy, like Jay Hammond before him, is a rural Alaskan who rolls up sleeves and pitches in to help | #alaska | #politics

Gov. Mike Dunleavy may be the only governor of any state who has been photographed not once but twice pushing disabled vehicles to get them out of trouble. All during a day’s work as governor. The first was a photo taken by a passing Wasilla driver in June of 2019, when Dunleavy was in his […]

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Alabama

Alabama Republicans report big fundraising edge ahead of midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Alabama Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt and U.S. House District 5 candidate Dale Strong both have a commanding financial edge over their opponents heading into the last three weeks of the 2022 campaign. Alabama’s 5th congressional district, which includes Huntsville, has been represented by Republican Mo Brooks for the past […]

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California

Alumna Katherine S. Newman appointed as provost of the University of California system

Newman is currently the System Chancellor for Academic Programs and the Senior Vice President for Economic Development in the Office of the President of the University of Massachusetts. She also holds the Torrey Little Chair of Sociology at UMass Amherst where she previously served as Provost. Effective Jan. 9, 2023, Newman will serve as the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Secretary of State candidates differ on 2020 election fairness

The two candidates for Arkansas Secretary of State differ on the fairness of the 2020 Presidential election, although both agreed that Arkansas’ vote was accurate. When asked about the integrity of the 2020 election outcome, Democratic nominee Anna Beth Gorman who runs the nonprofit The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas said, “Yes, I believe the 2020 […]

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California

California is not registering noncitizens to vote in elections

As early voting begins in California ahead of November’s midterm elections, a Facebook post claimed the state is registering noncitizen voters.  The Oct. 6 Facebook post linked to a different post on another social media platform featuring a block of text within an image.  The text denigrates the Democratic Party and singles out California in […]

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City Council

City Council Watch: No Rent Help Right Now | #citycouncil

Published October 18th, 2022 at 5:03 pm Things got a little rowdy in the Albuquerque City Council chambers Tuesday night as a debate was held to send a memorial to the state legislature to repeal a law that forbids municipalities from having rent control. The Councilors listened, a LOT of people stated their positions, then […]

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Mayor

Steve Peppin, Doug Reese make their case to be Willmar’s next mayor – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — Both candidates running to be the next mayor of Willmar share more similarities than differences in why they are running to be Willmar’s next leader, their beliefs on the top issues facing the city and their leadership style. Mayoral candidates Steve Peppin and Doug Reese, both of whom moved to Willmar as young […]

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California

Matt Gunderson, candidate for California State Senate D38

There are two candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot running for this four-year state Senate term: Democratic Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Republican small business owner Matt Gunderson. The district covers the coast from Mission Viejo in Orange County to Camp Pendleton, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Del Mar and La Jolla in San Diego County. Gunderson met […]

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Alaska

I’m an Alaska fisherman. Here’s why I’m supporting Kelly Tshibaka. | #alaska | #politics

By Kent Haina Updated: 33 minutes ago Published: 42 minutes ago Keith Pearson, left, pushes a halibut as the Auction Block Company crew offloads fish from a boat, Aug. 9, 2016. (Anne Raup / ADN) Some folks are trying to make political hay out of the fact that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka had […]

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Arkansas

Those on both sides of legalizing recreational marijuana in Arkansas speak out

Those on both sides of legalizing recreational marijuana in Arkansas speak out Updated: 5:04 PM CDT Oct 18, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript So I would like to talk about something in the news recently involving this election cycle, when it comes to the recreational marijuana initiative, there was *** back and forth between the […]

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