Learn about Alaska’s candidates running for governor, U.S. House and U.S. Senate before Election Day 2022

How did Alaska’s candidates for governor, U.S. House and U.S. Senate answer questions during the recent series of debates hosted by Alaska Public Media, Alaska’s News Source and KTOO?

Host Lori Townsend highlights and breaks downs their responses to questions on the Permanent Fund dividend, inflation, political division and more. Lori is joined by Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media’s DC correspondent, Andrew Kitchenman, editor of the Alaska Beacon, and Iris Samuels, political reporter for the Anchorage Daily News.

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Originally from the Central Coast of California, Valerie joined Alaska Public Media in July 2017. Before moving to Alaska, Valerie worked as an ENG Editor at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She also served in the U.S. Air Force as a TV/Radio Broadcast Journalist where she got the opportunity to travel around Europe, Africa, The Baltics, and Australia reporting on military events, exercises, and missions. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, skiing, backpacking, learning piano, yoga, and trying new foods.