Fundraising just starting for Wrangell legislative races
August 10, 2022
The candidates to represent Wrangell in the state Legislature have filed their first campaign finance reports for the Aug. 16 primary election. Not surprisingly, House and Senate incumbents have the lead in fundraising.
Rep. Dan Ortiz is looking to keep his seat in the newly redrawn District 1, which includes his hometown of Ketchikan, along with Wrangell, Metlakatla, Hyder, Saxman and the Prince of Wales Island communities of Coffman Cove and Whale Pass.
Ortiz reported to Alaska’s campaign finance monitor, the Alaska Public Offices Commission, that he raised $16,424 in contributions betw...