|Alaska House of Representatives District 1|
|January 28, 2013 - present|
|January 26, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Last election =|
|Mayor, North Pole City Council|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Isaacson served on the following committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• State Affairs|
|• Transportation, Vice-chair|
|• Energy, Co-chair|
|• Armed Services|
Isaacson's campaign website listed the following issues:
- High Cost of Energy
- Excerpt: " I have long advocated to elected officials, to groups and in opinion pieces published across the state that the Interior and Rural Alaskan Energy Crisis may be quickly quenched, even BEFORE this winter—without expensive infrastructure, expensive switch-overs, or expensive one-time taxable benefits to residents"
- Top Policy Issue
- Excerpt: "My top policy issue is stated in Alaska Constitution Article 8, Section 2 and 12 “The legislature shall provide for the utilization, development, and conservation of all natural resources belonging to the State, including land and waters, for the maximum benefit of its people,” including the issuance of leases"
- Oil Taxes
- Excerpt: "Alaska has one of the highest combined tax rates on oil production on the planet. While the State gives generous credits for exploration, it needs to go further and reduce production taxes in order to spur production competition. "
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Excerpt: "Current spending levels are NOT sustainable. The operating budget needs to be trimmed but an emphasis must be placed on growing the private sector and the diversification of the economy, therefore the capital budget needs to have an emphasis on municipalities, access and energy."
- Reduce the Budget
- Excerpt: "Cut spending, reduce burden on the private sector, if we must use the CBR. Revenues go upside down partly because we rely on one source of income and we try to pay everyone’s bills. Alaska Constitution, Article 8, requires the State to encourage the settlement of (all) the land and the Legislature to “provide for the utilization, development” of our resources."
Elections for the office of Alaska House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 19, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Sharron J. Hunter was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while District 2 incumbent Tammie Wilson defeated District 1 incumbent Doug Isaacson in the Republican primary. Hunter will face Wilson in the general election.
Isaacson won election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 1. He advanced past the August 28, 2012 Republican primary and defeated Janice Golub (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Alaska House of Representatives, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Alaska House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Isaacson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Isaacson raised a total of $21,815 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 1, 2013.
|Doug Isaacson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Alaska State House, District 1||$21,815|
|Grand Total Raised||$21,815|
2012Isaacson won election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Isaacson raised a total of $21,815.
|Alaska House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Isaacson's campaign in 2012|
|Alaska Republican Party||$4,000|
|Alaska Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$21,815|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Alaska State Legislature
- Alaska House of Representatives
- Alaska House Committees
- Alaska House of Representatives District 1
- Office website
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Doug Isaacson on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Doug Isaacson.com, "Issues," accessed July 24, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed June 4, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed August 20, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed September 11, 2014
- Alaska Division of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed March 12, 2014
- Alaska Division of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed March 12, 2014
- Alaska Election Division, "Official 2012 General election results," accessed November 16, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Isaacson, Doug," accessed August 1, 2013
- Alaska Business Report Card, "About ABRC," accessed September 11, 2014
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