By James Brooks
Anchorage Daily News 

Lt. Gov. decides not to seek reelection; Dunleavy needs new running mate


January 6, 2022

Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer will not run for reelection in 2022, leaving Gov. Mike Dunleavy free to choose a new Republican running mate this year.

In an interview Dec. 28, Meyer did not rule out an eventual return to politics, but said he wants to take a break.

“It’d be nice to get to sleep in and spend more time with the family,” he said.

Dunleavy, who is running for reelection to a second term, said he expects Meyer will use his last year in office to focus on an election-reform bill the governor announced in late December.

Under the new election system approved by voters last year, candi...

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