Sitka legislator will not seek sixth term


March 23, 2022

JUNEAU (AP) - Sitka Democratic Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins announced last Friday that he will not seek reelection to a sixth term in the Alaska House of Representatives.

In addition to Sitka, his district includes Petersburg, Kake, Angoon, Hoonah, Pelican and most of Prince of Wales Island.

“I love Alaska and it’s been a tremendous privilege to represent my home of Southeast Alaska these last 10 years,” the 33-year-old lawmaker said in a prepared statement. “As I’ve grown older, it’s come time to make space for other pursuits and parts of life.”

Kreiss-Tomkins is chairman of...

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