The competition is mostly within the Republican Party.
Counting the money Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott have spent, it leaves the ticket with $445,000 in cash on hand.
The announcement came the same day that Treadwell said he has the business experience needed to be governor – and Dunleavy doesn’t.
Beltrami wants Walker and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich to reach an agreement that would leave only one of them in the race for governor.
Walker, who is running for re-election as an independent, and three other top gubernatorial candidates have pledged support for the Donlin mine, which would be the one of the biggest gold mines in the world.
That sets up what will ostensibly be a three-way race between incumbent independent Gov. Bill Walker and the winners of the Democratic and Republican primaries.
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell held a public hearing Monday in the Capitol on the marijuana legalization initiative.
In the U.S. Senate race, Dan Sullivan’s financial advantage over other Republican contenders continues to grow.
Republican Senate candidates Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell debated each other and an empty chair on Wednesday at Alaska Public Media’s Debate for the State.
A new negative ad says technology companies Mead Treadwell founded are helping the government erode privacy.