This year, Peltola stepped in to headline Don Young’s marquee charity fundraiser.
The proposed legislation credits Young with helping to steer hundreds of millions of dollars to port projects.
Deputy Chief of Staff Anton McParland will take over Ortiz’s official duties.
Peltola told her former colleagues that their reputation for bipartisanship is a source of awe in the U.S. Capitol.
Choosing to withdraw from the field rather than engage in rhetorical battle? This is a very different Congress member than the one Alaskans had before.
Revak will be the first point of contact for Alaskans who are seeking assistance with federal agencies or casework.
Peltola is also likely to get seated on the House Natural Resources Committee.
As late as July, almost a third of Alaskans surveyed had never heard of Peltola. She championed a centrist message of “pro-fish, pro-family, pro-freedom.”
During the hour-long debate, Rep. Mary Peltola highlighted work she is already doing in office.
This year’s convention is the first time in two years that delegates have met in person.