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Alaska Republican Party
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The Alaska Republican Party is the affiliate of the United States Republican Party (GOP) in Alaska, headquartered in Anchorage.[1]

It is the dominant or majority party in Alaska. As of 2013, the Republicans hold all of Alaska's statewide elected offices, with the exception of one of Alaska's two seats in the United States Senate, and hold majorities in both houses of the state legislature.

Republicans hold one U.S. Senate seat and have held Alaska's At-large congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for over 40 years. The Alaska Republican Party has also greatly helped GOP presidential candidates in the state and has transformed the Last Frontier into one of the most staunchly Republican states in the nation. All Republican presidential nominees have won Alaska in recent elections; the last (and only) Democrat to carry Alaska was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.[2]

Republican John McCain won Alaska in 2008 with 59.42% of the total statewide vote over Democrat Barack Obama who received 37.89%, a 21.53-percent margin of victory for the senior U.S. Senator from Arizona.[3]

History[edit]

John Henry Kinkead was the first Governor of the District of Alaska (1884 to 1885).

The Alaska Republican Party originates from Alaska's first district governor. Once Alaska was granted the status of United States District civilian leadership could be appointed by the current president of the United States. President Chester A. Arthur appointed Alaska's first territorial governor. He was a Republican named John Henry Kinkead.[4]

Alaska Republicans as a party organization can trace their origin to Alaska's first legislature in 1913.[5]

Organization[edit]

State party leader Position City
Peter Goldberg Chairman Eagle River
Vacant Vice-Chairman
Ralph Seekins National Committeeman Fairbanks
Debbie Joslin National Committeewoman Delta Junction
Alicé Leuchte Secretary Juneau
Julie Gillette Assistant Secretary Wasilla
Glenn Clary Treasurer Anchorage
Frank McQueary Assistant Treasurer Anchorage
Kenneth Jacobus Legal Counsel Anchorage

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Platform[edit]

The 2010 Alaska Republican Party Platform is divided into 7 separate planks, and is prefaced with a mission statement and a statement of principles.

Mission statement[edit]

"The mission of the Alaska Republican Party is to promote the principles upon which this country and our State were founded; advocate fiscally-sound, common sense solutions to the unique challenges facing Alaska; and serve as Alaska's leading grassroots political organization. We also seek to elect and appoint to public office Alaskans with integrity who are committed to enacting solutions consistent with these principles."[7]

Statement of principles[7][edit]

Jobs and the economy[edit]

Alaska Republicans believe in a free enterprise system. This includes opposition to the government providing services that can be provided at a lower cost by the private sector. They support low federal taxes. It is also important to them to make sure Alaska does not institute a statewide income tax or sales tax. They feel that growth of Alaska’s transportation infrastructure will result in more economic opportunities for the state.

Trade between Alaska and foreign countries is believed to be essential for the state's economy. They see illegal immigration as a threat to the United States while also demeaning rule of law. Blanket amnesty for illegal aliens is not seen as a viable solution. Alaska Republicans also have a strong opposition to deficit spending at the federal level.

Natural resources[edit]

Alaska Republicans see active management of Alaska's resources as a necessary measure for responsible development. They support the development and production of oil and natural gas reserves. They believe Alaskan's have the right to access to Alaska's fish and game resources. However these resources need to be managed responsibly to maintain sustainability.

Education[edit]

Alaska Republicans feel that in matters of their children's education they know what educational options work best. Children could be sent to public schools, private schools, charter vocational schools, or the parents can opt for home schooling. They feel strongly that Alaska's education system should remain out of the influence of the federal government.

Health and family[edit]

Marriage is strictly defined as a union between one man and one woman. Parents should ultimately be held responsible for their children. Parents should also be consented for any medical care and psychological services that their children may need. Alaska Republicans see the moment of conception as the beginning of human life. For that reason they support adult stem cell research while opposing embryonic stem cell research.

Judiciary, law and crime[edit]

Alaska Republicans see the death penalty as appropriate for certain heinous crimes. They also believe strong mandatory minimum sentencing penalties for felony offenders is necessary to fight crime in Alaska. Federal and state justice systems should respect both the U.S. Constitution as well as the Alaska Constitution. Marijuana used for criminal purposes is also opposed.

National defense[edit]

The Alaska Republican Party believes in "peace through strength." With that viewpoint they see a strong United States military as being an essential element to preserve peace. Republicans in Alaska see the military potential and strategic importance Alaska and believe the military should use it to their advantage. Above all Alaska Republicans feel those who have served, or are currently serving in the armed forces of the United States deserve the support of the people.

Constitutional rights[edit]

Alaska Republicans believe that every human being deserves the right to life, liberty and property from the moment of conception until natural death. Alaska republicans also feel that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution should not be restricted by the state of Alaska. They feel that gun control measures are an infringement on constitutionally protected rights. With that they are against the registration or licensing of firearms or law-abiding firearm owners. They also believe that statutes should not mention rights that are listed in the Constitution as privileges.[8]

Current elected officials[edit]

Members of Congress[edit]

U.S. Senate[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Don Young has served Alaska as a Republican since 1973.

Statewide offices[edit]

State Senate[edit]

State senator State senate seat City
John Coghill State senate seat F Fairbanks
Fred Dyson State senate seat I Eagle River
Cathy Giessel State senate seat P Anchorage
Charlie Huggins State senate seat H Wasilla

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State House of Representatives[edit]

State representative State representative district City
Kyle Johansen State representative district 1 Sitka
Peggy Wilson State representative district 2 Wrangell
Cathy Munoz State representative district 4 Juneau
William Thomas State representative district 5 Haines
Alan Dick State representative district 6 Lime Village
Steve Thompson State representative district 10 Fairbanks
Tammie Wilson State representative district 11 North Pole
Eric Feige State representative district 12 Chickaloon
Shelley Hughes State representative district 8 Palmer
Wes Keller State representative district 7 Wasilla
Mark Neuman State representative district 10 Wasilla
Bill Stoltze State representative district 11 Chugiak
Anna Fairclough State representative district 17 Eagle River
Dan Saddler State representative district 18 Anchorage
Lance Pruitt State representative district 21 Anchorage
Mia Costello State representative district 27 Anchorage
Craig Johnson State representative district 28 Anchorage
Charisse Millett State representative district 30 Anchorage
Bob Lynn State representative district 31 Anchorage
Mike Hawker State representative district 32 Anchorage
Kurt Olson State representative district 33 Soldotna
Mike Chenault State representative district 34 Kenai
Paul Seaton State representative district 35 Homer
Alan Austerman State representative district 36 Kodiak

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Famous Alaska Republicans[edit]

Sarah Palin is one of Alaska's most recognizable Republicans. She was elected governor in 2006[11] and was John McCain's running-mate in the 2008 Presidential Election.[12]

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