|Alaska State Senate District P|
|April 19, 2009-Present|
|January 24, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||April 19, 2009|
|Mayor, City and Borough of Juneau|
|Place of birth||Juneau, AK|
Egan was the Mayor of Juneau from 1995-2000.
Egan graduated from Radio Operation Engineering School in 1967 and from the United States Army Radio Communications School. His professional experience includes working as president/general manager of Alaska-Juneau Communications, Incorporated since 1986 and as a radio host for KINY-AM's "Problem Corner." Egan served in the Alaska Army National Guard's 910th Engineer Company from 1967 to 1974.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Egan served on the following committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Community & Regional Affairs|
|• Transportation, Chair|
|• Senate In-State Energy|
|• Legislative Council|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Egan served on these committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health & Social Services|
|• Labor & Commerce, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Egan served on these committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2009|
- See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Alaska State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 19, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. District P incumbent Dennis Egan is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Tom Williams is unopposed in the Republican primary.
- See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012
Egan was the only member of the Alaska State Senate who was not up for re-election in 2012. Ordinarily, half (10) of Alaska's senators would have been up for election in 2012, and half would be up for election in 2014. Alaska senators serve staggered four-year terms. However in 2012, every senator except Egan faced re-election due to substantial changes resulting from 2011 redistricting. Egan was displaced by redistricting to District P. With the exception of Egan, who will simply finish his existing four-year term, senators scheduled for the 2014 election were elected to two-year terms in 2012, preserving Alaska's staggered Senate elections.
- See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2010
Egan won re-election to the B District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the November 2 general election.
Dennis Egan was appointed to the Alaska State Senate, District B on April 19, 2009.
In 2010, Egan raised $44,791 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Alaska Public Employees Association||$2,000|
|Alaska Laborers Local 341||$2,000|
|Alaska State Employees Association Local 52||$2,000|
|Alaska Democratic Party||$1,675|
Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.
Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.
Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.
In 2014, the 28th Alaska State Legislature was in session from January 21 to April 20.
- The Alaska Business Report Card - 2014 Legislative Report Card
- Prosperity Alaska Report Card - 2014 Legislative Report Card
- The Alaska Business Report Card - 2012 Legislative Report Card
Egan and his wife, Linda, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Dennis + Egan + Alaska + Senate Dennis Egan News Feed
- Alaska State Legislature
- Alaska State Senate
- Alaska Senate Committees
- Alaska State Senate District P
- Alaska State Senate website of Senator Dennis Egan
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed June 4, 2014
- Anchorage Daily News, "New legislative map forces early elections for senators," June 13, 2011
- Alaska Election Division, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed March 12, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- StateScape, Session schedules, accessed April 30, 2012
|Alaska State Senate District B
| Succeeded by|
Pete Kelly (R)