During his time in Anchorage, former President Donald Trump will be canvassing on behalf of three Republican candidates running for state-level government positions.
Former President Trump Announced a Rally in Anchorage
Save America, Trump’s post-election political action organization issued a notice on Wednesday confirming the visit. The message was posted on their website. The organization announced a gathering for Trump would take place on Saturday, July 9, at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.
Sarah Palin, Kelly Tshibaka, and Mike Dunleavy seek nominations to the United States Senate.
Where and against whom are the candidates contesting?
Those fighting Dunleavy’s bid for reelection are independent candidate Les Gara and democratic candidate Bill Walker. The mayor of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Charlie Pierce, and a representative from Wasilla in the state legislature, Christopher Kurka, are the two famous Republicans running against Dunleavy.
In the special election being held to fill the remainder of Don Young’s term as a member of the House of Representatives, the Democratic candidate, Mary Peltola, and the Republican candidate, Nick Begich, are fighting against one another.
During the whole of Trump’s presidential campaign, Palin was one of his first supporters, and she continues to be an ardent supporter even now. Tshibaka is running for the Senate against the incumbent Republican, Lisa Murkowski, and the Democratic candidate, Pat Chesbro. As a result of Trump’s role in the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, Senator Lisa Murkowski voted to impeach him, which infuriated the president. So, in this election, he will be backing Tshibaka. The event has been announced to be free to attend for anybody who wants to go, and it has been reported that President Trump will make his speech by 4 p.m.
About the candidates
Born on May 5, 1961, M.J. Dunleavy is now serving as the 12th Governor of Alaska and is currently in office. Between 2013 and 2018, he represented the Republican Party of Alaska in the chamber of the Alaska Senate.
When the incumbent governor, Bill Walker, dropped out of the election in 2018, former United States Senator Mark Begich defeated him in the battle for the governorship. In August of 2021, he announced his desire to seek reelection the following year, 2022.
Sarah Louise Palin served as Alaska’s ninth governor, beginning in 2006 and continuing until her resignation in 2009. She is a politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality in the United States of America. She was John McCain’s running mate during the primary election for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. Rep. Don Young passed away while serving in Congress, leaving the at-large seat for Alaska empty. On April 1, 2022, Palin made her intention to run in the election public.
Since Kelly Tshibaka’s background is still unknown, it is safe as of now to say that she is a current American political personality and is expected to partake in politics even more in the future.