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Democratic Governors Association brings the heat

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A new political group has emerged and is linked to the Democratic Governors Association. It has purchased $236,000 in advertising buys to promote Mark Begich for governor.

Begich, the Democratic nominee, had until now not received any help from DGA.

But today that changed, when DGA’s independent expenditure director Joe Shafer filed with Alaska Public Offices Commission. The new group is called Defeat Dunleavy.

The group’s address is a UPS box in Washington, D.C.

The group made a major advertising buy on KTUU, and paid for it in cash, according to research first reported by Nat Herz of Alaska Public Media.

Defeat Dunleavy – Group Registration – 10.29.2018

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Suzanne Downing had careers in business and journalism before serving as the Director of Faith and Community-based Initiatives for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and returning to Alaska to serve as speechwriter for Gov. Sean Parnell. Born on the Oregon coast, she moved to Alaska in 1969.

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  • These are not nice people and are doing very little to solve problems in Alaska.

  • They don’t care about Alaska at all, only getting Begich elected as governor so they can brag about their “victories”. No campaign should be allowed outside money to influence elections in states that they don’t reside in, just my opinion.

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