Gross’s campaign has more than $5 million in funds, according to the most recent federal filings. Both of his opponents have raised no money.
Saturday’s Democratic presidential primary in Alaska was the first since Sanders announced earlier this week that he was dropping out of the presidential race.
Fourteen states hold contests Tuesday, with about a third of all delegates for the Democratic nomination at stake. Follow the latest news and get live results here.
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.
Jesse Kiehl has spent the past two decades working in the Capitol, first as a staffer for former Gov. Tony Knowles, then as a legislative aide for former Sen. Kim Elton. He served as an aide for outgoing Sen. Dennis Egan until this year.
The state of Alaska is appealing a decision that would open Democratic party primaries to independents. An appeal notice was filed Friday with the Alaska Supreme Court.
The outcome of the primary could determine who organizes a House majority.
After strong debate performances by Clinton and Sanders, it’s harder to see where the vice president would fit into the field. And that may be a welcome relief for a still-grieving Biden.