The amount of cash individuals can give to campaigns is unlimited this year, after an appeals court tossed out the relatively strict limits Alaska used to have.
Palin was an early supporter of Trump’s during his bid for the White House and has continued to support him.
More than 200 candidates are running for state and federal offices.
Democratic candidate for governor Les Gara recently campaigned in Juneau. The candidate sat down to talk about why he’s running, the state’s finances and how he thinks the new ranked choice voting system will play out.
Dunleavy said the suspension would help Alaskans affected by rising fuel prices and inflation.
Gov. Dunleavy’s spokesman Jeff Turner said the governor doesn’t have a position about what the new Alaska campaign contribution limit should be and will not be introducing a bill to set one.
Cook said she’ll continue teaching through the end of the school year before transitioning to campaigning.
Dunleavy could take heat from supporters regardless of what he decides. Meyer is at the center of criticism from conservative voters in places like the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, who are unhappy with how last year’s election was conducted.
In an announcement posted on social media on Monday, Kurka criticized Dunleavy’s health mandates issued early in the pandemic.
Gara, 58, is the fourth candidate to file for the primary, to be held on Aug. 16, 2022. The others are independent former Gov. Bill Walker, Libertarian Billy Toien and Dunleavy.