Dan Sullivan (Anchorage mayor)

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Dan Sullivan
Current candidacy
Running for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Mayor of Anchorage
In office
Term ends
Years in position 5
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionApril 2, 2013
First electedMay 5, 2009
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Anchorage Assembly
High schoolWest Anchorage High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oregon (Political Science)
ProfessionSmall business owner, politician
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Dan Sullivan is the current Republican Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. He was first elected to the position in 2009.

Sullivan is the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska in the 2014 elections.[1][2] The general election takes place 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]


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]


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



See also: Alaska Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

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


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.


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

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Mayor of Anchorage
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