Mark Fish

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Mark Fish
Mark Fish Alaska.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Alaska
PartyLibertarian
Education
High schoolAnchorage School District
Military service
Service/branchAlaska Army National Guard
Years of service19
Websites
Campaign website
Mark Fish is a 2014 Libertarian candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Alaska.[1] He was defeated by Thom Walker in the Libertarian primary on August 19, 2014. However, shortly after the primary Walker withdrew from the race. Fish then replaced him on the general election ballot.[2]

Biography

Fish is a longtime Alaska resident. He graduated from Anchorage School District in 1977.[3]

In 1984, Fish joined the Alaska Army National Guard. He served until 2003.[3] He rose to the rank of staff sergeant and worked as a military technician.[4]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Fish submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

I believe individuals have an unalienable right to Life, Liberty and Property. Government's only legitimate role is to ensure those rights.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Alaska, 2014

Fish is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent Alaska. Fish was defeated by Thom Walker in the Libertarian primary on August 19, 2014.[6] After the primary, Walker withdrew from the race and Fish replaced him on the ballot.[2] He will face incumbent Mark Begich (D), Dan Sullivan (R), Vic Kohring (Alaskan Independence Party), Ted Gianoutsos (I) and Sid Hill (I) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

U.S. Senate, Alaska Libertarian Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThom Walker 61.8% 2,602
Mark Fish 24.8% 1,043
Scott Kohlhaas 13.4% 565
Total Votes 4,210
Source: Alaska Division of Elections with 100% reporting Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

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