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Alaska Gov Bill Walker Drops Reelection Campaign To Endorse Democratic Candidate

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) announced on Friday that he will be ending his re-election bid less than three weeks before the midterms to endorse Democrat Mark Begich over Republican Mike Dunleavy.

“Effective today I am suspending my campaign,” Walker said Friday at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, according to the Anchorage Daily News.

“In the time remaining, it has become clear we cannot win a three-way race,” he said. “The decisions were made that at this point, Begich has the better odds. Alaskans deserve a competitive race and Alaskans deserve a choice other than Mike Dunleavy.”

This could be huge for Democrats as it puts them in a great position to win the governor race in Alaska.

“This is a game changer in the Alaska Governor’s race. This race immediately becomes a tossup, open-seat race between a popular Democrat in Mark Begich and a fringe Republican in Mike Dunleavy,” Democratic Governors Association executive director Elisabeth Pearson said in a statement.

No poll has been conducted since Walker’s announcement, but an analysis in the poll of a hypothetical race between just Begich and Dunleavy shows the Democrat only 7 points behind with 3.5 percent of voters undecided.

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