2018 Gubernatorial Race: State: Alaska ( Mark Begich v Mike Dunleavy )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Mike Dunleavy (Rep)


Strong Rep
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 06/01/2018
Primaries: 08/21/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Mark Begich
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

POTENTIAL CANDIDATES
Bill Wielechowski


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Mike Dunleavy
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Scott Hawkins
Jacob Kern
Michael Sheldon
POTENTIAL CANDIDATES
John Binkley
Mike Chenault
Ben Stevens


Pundit Opinions

RESULT
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Current Gubernatorial Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Governor Bill Walker was elected as an independent in 2014, narrowly defeating the incumbent GOP Republican  Sean Parnell by a 48% to 46% margin. Hard to know how this race will shape up, but many GOP candidates appear up for the challenge. It’s important to remember that Democrats didn’t contest the race four years ago. If they do in 2018, Walker could be in a lot of trouble.

2018 Alaska Data Card
Alaska Demographics
Demographic State Nation
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Gender 52.3% Male
47.7% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 61.2% White/Caucasian
15.2% Alaska Native
7.3% Two or More Races
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 16.2% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 93.1% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 29.6% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $34,187 $31,128
Unemployment 6.6% 4.1
Median Age 33.5 37.9
Population 741894 325.7 mil
Square Miles 570638.3 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 11.3 185.8
People per Household 2.9 2.7
Foreign Born 7.7% 13.5%
Veteran 12.2% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 18.8% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
Other Races in Alaska
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Gubernatorial Race: Alaska (Walker v TBD)Lean Dem
House Race: AK-00 (TBD v Young)Strong Rep