Dan Sullivan (Anchorage mayor)

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Dan Sullivan
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Mayor of Anchorage
Incumbent
In office
2009-present
Term ends
2017
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedMay 5, 2009
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Anchorage Assembly
1998-2008
Education
High schoolWest Anchorage High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oregon (Political Science)
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner, politician
Websites
Office website
Personal website
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Dan Sullivan is the current Republican Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. He was first elected to the position in 2009.

Sullivan was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska in the 2014 elections.[1][2] Sullivan lost in the general election on November 4, 2014.

Before becoming Mayor of the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska in 2009, Sullivan was a member of the Anchorage Assembly from 1998 to 2008. He could not run for a fourth consecutive term in the Assembly due to term limits. Sullivan was elected mayor in 2009 and subsequently won re-election. As mayor, he is restricted to two consecutive terms in office.

He was also the Executive Director of the Arctic Winter Games when it was hosted by the city of Anchorage in 1996.[3]

Biography

Sullivan is an Alaska native and graduate of West Anchorage High School. He earned his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon.[4]

Sullivan has been a small business owner for almost three decades and currently co-owns a pub, which he also founded, located in downtown Anchorage.[4]

Education

  • West Anchorage High School
  • B.S. in political science - University of Oregon

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Sullivan ran for election as Lieutenant Governor of Alaska. Sullivan secured the Republican nomination in the primary on August 19, 2014.[1][5] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Results

Primary election
Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Sullivan 70.7% 74,758
Kelly Wolf 29.3% 30,985
Total Votes 105,743
Election Results Via:Alaska Division of Elections.


General election
Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngBill Walker/Byron Mallott 48.1% 134,650
     Republican Sean Parnell/Dan Sullivan Incumbent 45.9% 128,427
     Libertarian Carolyn "Care" Clift/Andrew C. Lee 3.2% 8,986
     Constitution J.R. Myers/Maria Rensel 2.5% 6,987
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.3% 893
Total Votes 279,943
Election Results via Alaska Division of Elections.

Personal

Sullivan is married to Lynnette, who works as an elementary school teacher. They have one daughter, Jennifer.[4]

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Preceded by
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Mayor of Anchorage
2009–Present
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