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Instructions: Hover your mouse over the Question Bubble graphic to read the original question on the candidate survey (you can also click on the icon to keep the question in view and then click it again to hide it). If the candidate responded “YES or AGREE” Yes, “NO or DISAGREE” No, or “UNDECIDED” Undecided, it’s listed in the “Answer” row. If a candidate skips answering a question, a Undecided symbol is shown for that question. Question 7 does not offer a yes/no response, so you must hover your mouse over the Comment Bubble symbol to read the candidate’s response. If the candidate provided any written comments to explain their answer, you will see a Comment Bubble symbol in the “Comments” row. You can read it by hovering your mouse over the Comment Bubble symbol (or click on it).
NOTE: This voter guide features only candidates who are running in contested partisan primaries. If a candidate is running unopposed in the primary, they will not be included in this voter guide, but will be featured in the general election voter guide that will be released prior to the Nov. 6 general election.

Alignment with Alaska Family Action

  • A Yes symbol indicates that the candidate is aligned with AFA’s position on that issue.
  • A Yes symbol indicates that the candidate is not aligned with AFA’s position.
  • A Undecided symbol indicates that the candidate did not take a position on the issue, either by marking “Undecided” or declining to answer the question.
  • A Comment Bubble symbol (for questions 27 & 28) indicate that these responses are provided for informational purposes, but AFA has not taken a formal position on the issues presented.

Grading Methodology

Candidates are assigned a grade based on their survey responses. The maximum points a candidate may receive is 25 points. Candidate letter grades (A, B, C, etc.) are based on the following scale:

  • A grade = 23-25 points
  • B grade = 20-22 points
  • C grade = 18-19 points
  • D grade = 15-17 points
  • F grade = 14 points or less

Please click HERE to read a complete explanation.

Kawasaki, Scott

Democrat, District A

DID NOT RESPOND


Kelly, Pete

Republican, District A

Alaska Family Action Grade

A

Total Points: 25
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 Question: Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1
 Answer: NoYesNoYesYesYesQuestion 3 CommentYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoUndecidedYesYesYesYesNoYesUndecided
 Comment:
 AFA Alignment: YesYesYesYesYesYesCommentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesUndecidedYesYesYesYesYesCommentComment

Additional Information:

Describe any charitable, educational, religious, church, or political organizations you have been affiliated with as a leader, member, major contributor, or volunteer.

Humble Raven Ministries


Kay, Susan

Democrat, District E

DID NOT RESPOND


Shower, Mike

Republican, District E

DID NOT RESPOND


Reinbold, Lora

Republican, District G

Alaska Family Action Grade

A

Total Points: 25
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 Question: Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1
 Answer: NoYesNoUndecidedUndecidedYesQuestion 3 CommentYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoUndecidedYesYesYesYesNoUndecidedYes
 Comment:
 AFA Alignment: YesYesYesUndecidedUndecidedYesCommentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesUndecidedYesYesYesYesYesCommentComment

Additional Information:

AFA Voter Alignment: 22/26 – 84.6%

Describe any charitable, educational, religious, church, or political organizations you have been affiliated with as a leader, member, major contributor, or volunteer.

Young Life, Community Covenant, Eagle River Trails, numerous political including AKRA and AWRC, NRA, WallBuilders, Alliance Defending Freedom

Please list any organizational endorsements you have received to date and/or significant individual endorsements.

NRA, In past Alaska Republican Assembly-pending this election, Rep Tammie Wilson, Frm Sen Rick Halford, Assemblywoman Amy Demboski, Numerous Community Leaders, Billie & Sherry Gould, Please look at the dozens of endorsements at ReinboldforAlaska.com (many are not even posted)


Schiess, Oliver

Democrat, District G

DID NOT RESPOND


Crawford, Jim

Republican, District I

Alaska Family Action Grade

A

Total Points: 24
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 Question: Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1
 Answer: NoNoNoYesYesYesQuestion 3 CommentYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoUndecidedYesYesYesYesNoYesUndecided
 Comment:
 AFA Alignment: YesYesYesYesYesYesCommentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesUndecidedYesYesYesYesYesCommentComment

Additional Information:

Describe any charitable, educational, religious, church, or political organizations you have been affiliated with as a leader, member, major contributor, or volunteer.

Anchorage Baptist Temple, member
Republican Party of Alaska, former Chair, Vice Chair, Finance Chair, Regional Chair, District Chair and Bonus Vote
Crisis Pregnancy Center, Board Member
Better Business Bureau of Alaska, President two terms
Donald Trump for President Alaska Campaign – Chairman
Robert Dole for President Alaska Campaign – Chairman
George H. W. Bush for President Alaska Campaign – Chairman
Ronald Reagan for President, Alaska Campaign Chairman for both runs
National Platform committee Republican National Convention in 1980 and 2016.
Many other campaigns and non profits

Please list any organizational endorsements you have received to date and/or significant individual endorsements.

Dr. Jerry Prevo, NRA, Republican Party of Alaska, Alaska Association of Realtors, Anchorage Board of Realtors, BP.

Please provide any additional comments you think are helpful. If you have comments regarding specific questions in this survey, please indicate the question # you are referring to.

I am prolife, profamily, prodefense.  I am a Christian, father husband, grandfather and former Elder of my church and School Board.


Gray-Jackson, Elvi

Democrat, District I

DID NOT RESPOND


Cason, Sam

Undeclared, District K

DID NOT RESPOND


Costello, Mia

Republican, District K

DID NOT RESPOND


Birch, Chris

Republican, District M

DID NOT RESPOND


Park, Janice

Democrat, District M

DID NOT RESPOND


Micciche, Peter

Republican, District O

Alaska Family Action Grade

A

Total Points: 25
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 Question: Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1 Question 1
 Answer: NoYesNoYesYesYesQuestion 3 CommentYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYes
 Comment: Comment Comment Comment Comment Comment Comment Comment Comment Comment
 AFA Alignment: YesYesYesYesYesYesCommentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesCommentComment

Additional Information:

Describe any charitable, educational, religious, church, or political organizations you have been affiliated with as a leader, member, major contributor, or volunteer.

Christ Lutheran Church, Alaska Republican Party, NRA, ABC Crisis Pregnancy Center, Sons of the American Legion. Went door to door on the abortion parental consent initiative with the entire family (my district ended up heavily in support). I support the Alaska Family Council and your mission (although you have not asked for financial support in a while, I am happy to always support)

Please list any organizational endorsements you have received to date and/or significant individual endorsements.

There is not yet much focus on this primary, but I have been supported by the Alaska Family Council and most of the private sector business organizations. We are just kicking off, but so far I have been in contact with pro-family/pro-life individuals ready to endorse and publicly support (Loren Leman for example).


Etheridge, Don

Nonpartisan, District Q

DID NOT RESPOND


Kiehl, Jesse

Democrat, District Q

DID NOT RESPOND


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