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Mark Begich's Deb Bonito campaigns in Bethel

Mark Begich’s wife Deb Bonito campaigns in Bethel

Senator Mark Begich is counting on rural Alaska if he’s to keep his job as Alaska’s junior Senator. His wife, Deborah Bonito was in Bethel this morning to speak with supporters and urge them to bring their friends to vote.

“For those of us in the thick of it, this is all we’re thinking about, but we know people are living their day to day lives, and it’s probably not on the top of their agenda. So we want to keep them focused and remind them to get out today and early vote or get out to the polls tomorrow,” said Bonito.
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Dan Sullivan and Lyman Hoffman. Photo from Sullivan campaign.

Dan Sullivan and Lyman Hoffman. Photo from Sullivan campaign.

Y-K Delta State Senator Lyman Hoffman surprised some people when he endorsed Republican Dan Sullivan for US Senate. In an interview Friday, Hoffman explained why he took a stance in the high profile race in which Sullivan is seeking Senator Mark Begich’s job.

Hoffman quickly brings Sullivan’s help in settling a lawsuit against the state, the Kasayulie case, which addressed inequality in school construction spending in rural Alaska.
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Senator Mark Begich speaks with Ivan M. Ivan and Mike Williams at the democrats field office in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheosn/KYUK.

Senator Mark Begich speaks with Ivan M. Ivan and Mike Williams at the democrats field office in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheosn/KYUK.

Senator Mark Begich was in Bethel Friday to open up a campaign office in Bethel and kick off efforts to reach Y-K Delta voters.

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