The part-time UAS student previously served as a student board member before he graduated high school in 2016.
It’s past the deadline to withdraw as a candidate in the primary election, but 28-year-old James Hart says he no longer wants to be considered.
Dimond has years of experience as a carpenter in Juneau and currently works as an organizer for the local carpenters’ union. His advocacy for workers influenced his decision to run for state House District 33.
When Rep. Justin Parish announced he would not run for re-election last spring, he said it was because he had found a better candidate to run in his place: his former chief of staff Rob Edwardson.