Hear Anchorage mayoral candidates discuss their plans for the city

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Former Air Force and commercial pilot Dave Bronson (left) and Assembly member and Alaska Army National Guard Captain Forrest Dunbar pictured in April, 2021 (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

The runoff election for Anchorage’s mayor ends Tuesday, May 11. The candidates have been narrowed down to Forrest Dunbar and Dave Bronson. In this episode of Addressing Alaskans we listen to a virtual forum where the two candidates share their views.

This forum was presented by Anchorage Rotary.

The hour also includes a segment from Hometown, Alaska featuring questions to the candidates.

Related: Running 2021: Runoff for Mayor of Anchorage

BROADCAST: Sunday, April 9, 2021

RECORDED: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 via video conference


Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and forums recorded at public events taking place in Southcentral Alaska. A variety of local organizations host speakers addressing topics that matter to Alaskans. To let us know about an upcoming community event that you would like to hear on Addressing Alaskans, please contact us with details.

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Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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