The elected officials below represent the Alaska Democratic Party. If you don’t know what district you are in, we have provided district maps for each candidate. The full 2022 Proclamation Map Gallery can be found here.

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Sen. Jesse Kiehl
SDB | Southeast

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Born and raised in Anchorage, Jesse graduated from Whitman College at the end of the 1990’s after an internship with US Sen. Ted Stevens. Jesse worked as a legislative staffer for Southeast state senators for eighteen years, working on behalf of all of the communities in Northern Southeast.

Sen. Janice Park
SDF | Anchorage

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Janice Park first came to Alaska in 1991 before moving to Anchorage from the Lower 48. Motivated by her passion for making a difference in issues that affect many families, she became a paralegal and now is fighting to serve in the Alaska State Senate representing District F.

Sen. Matt Claman
SDH | Anchorage

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Matt Claman came to Alaska in 1980, working as a cook in remote mining camps. After graduating from law school, Matt returned to Alaska to raise his family and establish his career. He has been serving Alaskans since 2015, and is now running West Anchorage as an Alaska State Senator.

Forrest Dunbar
Senate District J – Anchorage

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Forrest Dunbar is a lifelong Alaskan, originally from Eagle on the Yukon River and Cordova on Prince William Sound. He’s served in the Assembly since 2016, focussing his efforts on jobs, quality of life, and public safety.

Sen. Scott Kawasaki
SDP | Interior

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Scott Kawasaki was raised in Fairbanks for nearly his entire life. After graduating from Lathrop High School, Scott attended UAF where he achieved a degree in Biomedical Sciences. He has spent the past four years serving in the State Senate serving Alaskans in District P.

Sen. Savannah Fletcher
SDR | Fairbanks


Savannah is a mother, civil rights attorney, wife, friend, and hard worker. She is the Presiding Officer of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. She is a pragmatic problem-solver and will put what is best for her community over any political agenda.

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