|The Green Papers: Alaska 2018 General Election|
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 21 August 2018
✓ General Election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
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Any voter may participate in the Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party, and Alaskan Independence Party primary. Only voters registered with the party affiliation of Republican, Nonpartisan, or Undeclared may vote in the Alaska Republican Party primary.
2018 Primary and General Election Candidate Lists from the Alaska Division of Elections.
Election Dates from the Alaska Division of Elections.
|U.S. Senate 6 year term. No Term Limit. 115th Senate Senate Electoral Classes|
|Class 2||Republican||Senator Dan Sullivan
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
|Candidate list (1)|
|Republican||Senator Dan Sullivan
|Class 3||Republican||Senator Lisa Murkowski
Appointed by Governor Frank H. Murkowski (Republican) on 20 December 2002, to fill vacancy left by the resignation of her father, the same Frank H. Murkowski, when he resigned to become Governor of the State on 2 December 2002. First elected: 2004; relected: 2010 (as a write-in), 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
|Governor 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors|
|Independent||Governor Bill Walker
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated - 19 October 2018: "Effective today I am suspending my campaign ... it has become clear we cannot win a three-way race."
|Candidate list (4, 2 write-ins)|
|Republican||145,631||51.44%||former state Senator Mike J. Dunleavy
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Kevin G. Meyer
12 September 2017: state Senator Mike J. Dunleavy suspended campaign due to health issues.
22 December 2017: Resumes campaign.
|Democratic||125,739||44.41%||former U.S. Senator Mark Begich
for Lieutenant Governor: Debra L. Call
|Petition||5,757||2.03%||Governor Bill Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: Byron I. Mallott
16 October 2018: Byron Mallott resigned after making "inappropriate comments". He remains on the ballot but will not accept the position if elected. Alaska Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson has been sworn as the new Lieutenant Governor and is Governor Walker's new running mate.
19 October 2018: "Effective today I am suspending my campaign ... it has become clear we cannot win a three-way race." Endorsed Mark Begich (Democratic).
|Libertarian||5,402||1.91%||William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Carolyn C. "Care" Clift
|Write-in; (No Affiliation)||Zain Momin
for Lieutenant Governor: Razahusein Momin
|Governor Bill Walker was previously affiliated with the Republican Party.|
|Lieutenant Governor 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Elected on a ticket with (but nominated separately from) the Governor|
|Independent||Lieutenant Governor Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson
Appointed 16 October 2018 [re: resignation of Byron I. Mallott]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
|16 October 2018: Byron I. Mallott (Independent), who was first elected in 2014, resigned after making "inappropriate comments". He was previously affiliated with the Democratic Party. Alaska Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson has been sworn as the new Lieutenant Governor.|
|115th U.S. House of Representatives 2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit. 115th House|
|Partisan Composition (primary disposition):|
1 Republican (1 Renominated)
|Incumbent - 115th Congress|
||Republican||Congressman Donald E. "Don" Young
Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 6 March 1973- in a Special Election re: the presumed death of Congressman Nick Begich in a plane crash, 16 October 1972 (Congressman Begich was re-elected to the House of the 93rd Congress, 7 November 1972, before he was declared legally dead and his seat thereby declared vacant)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
|Candidate list (2, 3 write-ins) - 116th Congress|
|Republican||149,779||53.08%||Congressman Donald E. "Don" Young
FEC H6AK00045; 26 Nov 18; Tot $1,234,675; Dsb $1,358,356
|Democratic; (Undeclared)||131,199||46.50%||Alyse S. Galvin
FEC H8AK00140; 26 Nov 18; Tot $1,948,338; Dsb $1,903,252
|Write-in; (Non Affiliated)||Gregory Evan "Greg" Fitch
4 July 2018: "... I after careful consideration have decided to drop out of the race for Congress...."
|Write-in; (Non Affiliated)||Sidney I. "Sid" Hill
4 September 2018: Denied ballot access. Now running as a write-in.
|Political Parties Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.|
|Major Parties Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.|
| Democratic (affiliates): 2 candidates|
| Republican: 3 incumbents, 3 candidates|
|Major Third Parties Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.|
| Libertarian: 1 candidate|
| Independent: 2 incumbents|
| No Affiliation: 1 candidate|
| Non Affiliated: 2 candidates|
| Petition: 1 candidate|
| Undeclared: 1 candidate|
|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
| Scattering: 2 candidates|
| Write-in: 3 candidates|
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.
|Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.|
|Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.|
"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.
When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.
If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.
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