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Fri Jun 18, 2021, 06:33 AM

French emerges as possible Democrat to run for Murkowski's seat

Two weeks ago in this column, we covered a recent poll that was funded by an organization that had supported Dr. Al Gross in last year’s election. They used Change Research – one of the leading pollsters in the country these days – and sampled a very large sample size of 10,000 Alaskans.

Like the many other polls that have come out, one thing is crystal clear: under Ballot Measure 2, Lisa Murkowski will lose.

Her numbers are too weak among Republicans and independents, and Democrats have no true love for her. But, the question remains, who do the Democrats field as their candidate?

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So, how about Hollis French? A universally respected attorney, businessman and public servant having served in the Senate from 2003-2015 A team player, and a real Democrat, who was fired Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission by then-newly elected governor under spurious 'for cause' justifications.

Putting Alaska ahead of his personal ambitions, French spoke out about Hilcorp's massive natural gas spill in the Cook Inlet.

Read more: https://www.anchoragepress.com/columnists/french-emerges-as-possible-dem-to-run-for-murkowskis-seat/article_f73b0284-cedf-11eb-a98f-2f9de932bba3.html

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