Jay Ramras

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Jay Ramras
Alaska House of Representatives District 10
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Business owner
Jay Ramras was a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 10th District from 2005 to 2011.

Ramras is a businessman and has been the owner of Aviator Greenhouse and Sweets, Food Factory, Jaybird's Wingworld, Pike's Landing, and Pike's Waterfront Lodge.

He is a member of the Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association, Alaska Travel Industry Association, Chamber of Commerce, and the National Rifle Association.[1]

Issue positions

Ramras did not provide answers to the Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

  • HB 35 - "An Act relating to notice and consent for a minor's abortion; relating to penalties for performing an abortion; relating to a judicial bypass procedure for an abortion; relating to coercion of a minor to have an abortion; and relating to reporting of abortions performed on minors."
  • HB 79 - "An Act establishing a gas royalty and production tax fund, describing its purpose, and authorizing use of fund proceeds to support power cost equalization."
  • HB 98 - "An Act relating to minor consuming and repeat minor consuming; relating to penalties for violations of limitations on possessing, sending, shipping, transporting, or bringing alcoholic beverages to, soliciting or receiving orders for delivery of alcoholic beverages to, and the manufacture, sale, offer for sale, barter, traffic, or possession of alcoholic beverages in, a local option area; and providing for an effective date."[3]



See also: Alaska lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010

Ramras did not seek re-election in 2010. Instead he ran for Lieutenant Governor, losing in the primary. He came in second with 31.16%.


In 2008 Ramras was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 10. Ramras (R) finished with 2,582 votes while his opponent John Brown (D) finished with 2,327 votes.[4] Ramras raised $60,789 for his campaign fund.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Ramras (R) 2,582
John Brown (D) 2,327

Campaign donors


In 2008 Ramras raised $60,789 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Fairbanks Republican Womens Club $3,000
Associated General Contractors of AK $2,000
John Binkley $1,000
Alaska Auto Dealers Assoc $1,000
Alaska Hotel & Lodging Assoc $1,000

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Preceded by
Alaska State House District 10
Succeeded by
Steve M. Thompson