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Mike Prax named to House for District 3, North Pole

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has chosen Glenn “Mike” Prax to the vacant House District 3 seat in the Alaska House of Representatives.

“Mike Prax has demonstrated for many decades that he has the experience, knowledge and leadership abilities to make an effective legislator for the North Pole area,” Dunleavy said. “He also understands and reflects the values of its residents, so I am proud to appoint him to the House District 3 seat.”    

The Republicans in the Alaska House must confirm the appointment by a simple majority vote. If approved, Prax will be the third legislator appointed by Governor Dunleavy.

Prax was a longtime volunteer on the Dunleavy campaign in the Fairbanks area and a well-known grassroots Republican. He will need to run this year for the seat if he wants to to retain it, and word from Fairbanks is that there will be a Republican primary in August.

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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.

Latest comments

  • I knew it!

    • It was too easy…the only one who was wearing a tie out of the three choices.

  • Congratulations, Mike. You earned it. Now…….keep it!

  • Outstanding choice, Governor Dunleavy. Mike Prax will make North Pole proud.

    • Excellent choice, governor. Prax is a sharp dude and a great speaker in front of a Committee.

  • Another brilliant prediction by Steve. Smartest analyst at MRAK and my choice for guest editorial feature. Go Steve!

  • We’re rooting for Mike Prax to represent North Pole and all of the Interior. He will be a proud Conservative voice for us.

  • Mike……hurry up and get down to Juneau and straighten out these idiot legislators. Your district is all of ALASKA.

    • Thank God Prax got the pick. We were worried that another turncoat or idiot would be heading to Juneau.

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