Bert Stedman

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Bert Stedman
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Alaska State Senate District Q
In office
November 20, 2003-Present
Term ends
January 23, 2017
Years in position 12
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedNovember 2003
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Assemblyman, City and Borough of Sitka
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oregon, 1985
Date of birthMarch 6, 1956
Place of birthAnchorage, AK
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Personal website
Bert Stedman (b. March 6, 1956) is a Republican member of the Alaska State Senate, representing District Q. He was first appointed to the chamber in 2003 to fill the seat vacated by Rodin L. Taylor.


Stedman attended Lane Community College from 1978 to 1982 and earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Oregon in 1985. His professional experience includes working in the heavy construction trade, centralized in Sitka, Alaska, working in commercial fishing, and working as the owner of Pioneer Capital Management, since 1986.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stedman served on the following committees:

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Health & Social Services, Co-chair
Labor & Commerce
State Affairs


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stedman served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stedman served on these committees:


Here is a list of the bills sponsored by Senator Bert Stedman.

Campaign themes


On his campaign website Stedman lists the following as priorities:[1]

  • Alaska Marine Highway System
  • Alaska Natives & Rural Alaska
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Fiscal Discipline
  • Fisheries
  • Gas Pipeline
  • Military & Veterans
  • Oil & Gas Tax Reform
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Timber
  • Transportation
  • Truth in Budgeting

For details, see his website here



See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012

Stedman won re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska State Senate District 17 (Q). He ran unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Albert Kookesh (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Alaska State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBert Stedman Incumbent 64.5% 9,829
     Democratic Albert Kookesh Incumbent 35.5% 5,413
Total Votes 15,242


In 2008 Bert Stedman won re-election to the Alaska State Senate, District 8. Stedman ran unopposed taking 96.16% of the vote (11,045 votes).[5] Stedman raised $49,239 for his campaign find.[6]

Alaska State Senate, District A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bert Stedman (R) 11,045 96.16%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010 (Off-cycle)

Stedman raised no money in the 2010 election cycle.


In 2008, Stedman collected $49,239 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Southeast Alaska Seiners $2,000
Associated Gen. Contractors of Alaska $2,000
Mark Pfeffer $1,000
Southeast Alaska Pilots Association $1,000
Operating Engineers Local 302 $1,000


Stedman and his wife, Lureen Stedman, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alaska State Senate District Q
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Robin L. Taylor
Alaska State Senate District A
Succeeded by
John B. Coghill (R)