Just a week after announcing his decision to run for Anchorage Assembly, Peter Caltagirone has said it’s too much — his job at DNR is his concern that takes his entire attention; the campaign would need more time than he’d estimated. He’s withdrawn from the race.
That leaves Rick Castillo as the leading conservative candidate up against Democrat Suzanne LaFrance.
This narrowed quickly, but the election begins in mid-March, so twists and turns may be ahead. Will a spoiler jump in and hand the seat to the Democrat incumbent for this heavily Republican district?