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Doogan is running for re-election to the 25th District Seat in 2010.  He has no opposition in the August 24 primary. [Thomas M. Higgins]] is running for the seat on the Republican ticket and [[Harley Brown]] is running as a Libertarian.  The general election takes place on [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Revision as of 01:27, 27 July 2010

Mike Doogan
Alaska House of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Writer/Novelist
Website House site
Mike Doogan is a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 25th District since 2007.

Doogan works as a self-employed writer/novelist. He has previously worked as Press Secretary to House/Senate Democrats (2004-2006), and Editor/Columnist with the Anchorage Daily News (1985-2004).[1]

Elections

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Doogan is running for re-election to the 25th District Seat in 2010. He has no opposition in the August 24 primary. [Thomas M. Higgins]] is running for the seat on the Republican ticket and Harley Brown is running as a Libertarian. The general election takes place on November 2, 2010.

2008

In 2008 Doogan was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 25. Doogan (D) finished with 3,831 votes while his opponent Lynda Placek (R) finished with 1,601 votes.[2] Doogan raised $42,975 for his campaign fund.[3]

Alaska House of Representatives District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Doogan (D) 3,831
Lynda Placek (R) 1,601

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Doogan raised $42,975 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[4]

Contributor 2008 total
AK State Employees Assoc Local 52 $2,000
Carpenters & Joiners Local 1281 $2,000
AK Public Employees Assoc $1,500
Operating Engineers Local 302 $1,500
Public Safety Employees Assoc $1,500

Issue positions

Doogan did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. His answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his legislative priorities Doogan responed:

"If there is a revenue surplus again next session, I will sponsor a bill to save $1 billion by repaying that amount from the general fund to the Constitutional Budget Reserve.

I will sponsor a bill to restore the state's pension program. This should be revenue neutral."[5]

Committee assignments

  • HB 21 - "An Act increasing the maximum assessed value that a municipality may exempt from residential property taxation and allowing cost-of-living adjustments by ordinance without voter approval."
  • HB 195 - "An Act relating to official action by electronic mail and to public records." [6]

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska State House District 25
2007–present
Succeeded by
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