Matt Moore (Alaska)

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Matt Moore
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Candidate for
Alaska House of Representatives, District 27
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas (1983)
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
CandidateVerification
Matt Moore is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 27 of the Alaska House of Representatives. He ran unsuccessfully for the the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska in 2012.

Biography

Moore earned his B.S. from the University of Arkansas in 1983. He went on to attend graduate school at the University of Arkansas in 1984.

Moore worked on he board of Alaska Public Telecommunications, Incorporated from 1992 to 1999. He has worked as an administrator for Alaska Rehabilitation Medicine, Incorporated since 1992. He has also been the owner of and a consultant for Medical Practice Solutions since 2000.

In 2004, Moore was a candidate for the Alaska House of Representatives, but was not elected.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Moore's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Energy
Excerpt: "Alaska will continue to produce oil from the North Slope for the foreseeable future. New energy alternatives will become economic choices as worldwide demand drives the price of oil higher. Alaska must ensure that the business climate for oil exploration remains friendly and welcoming. That does not mean that we give our oil away."
  • Economy
Excerpt: "Hydroelectric power projects in Alaska should be given our highest priority. ANWR will be a needed project to keep the state’s economy alive and vital in the short term future. Another project is the elusive Alaskan gas pipeline. We need to be open to the idea of gas pipelines running not just from north to south but from sources to need."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "My heart goes out to those who cannot find a doctor that accepts new Medicare patients. I am expert in fee schedules and let me tell you, Medicare reimbursement is poor. We need a solution that addresses the poor compensation for providers and removes the barrier that prohibits access."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Historically, education has been the key that unlocked opportunity for those who wanted to get ahead in this world. We need an educational system that prepares students to be competitive not only locally but statewide, nationwide and internationally."
  • Women's Rights
Excerpt: "Throughout history and in modern day times, men have tried to control women and their rights. This can be observed in other countries and believe me, women are not the equals to men in those societies. Women should be treated as being equal to men and that should never be a question."

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Matt Moore was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while District 25 incumbent Lance Pruitt was unopposed in the Republican primary. Moore will face Pruitt in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Moore ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Alaska's at-large District. He was defeated by Sharon Cissna in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012.[4][5]

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Moore was unopposed in the August 24 primary. He was defeated by incumbent Republican Mike Hawker in the November 2 general election.

Alaska House of Representatives District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Hawker (R) 6,976
Matt Moore (D) 2,896

Personal

Moore is married and has two children.[6]

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