A common image prevailed among her supporters: a mediator who can reconcile differences without compromising her progressive principles.
House District 33 candidate Steve Handy is one of four vying for the Democratic Party ticket. The primary election is Aug. 21.
Two more candidates have joined the race for the state Senate seat representing Juneau and other northern Southeast communities: Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl and longtime labor leader Don Etheridge.
Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl says legalizing the recreational use of marijuana is a public safety issue