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Denise Michels Withdraws from Race for Lieutenant Governor

Nome Mayor Denise Michels has dropped her bid for the Democratic Nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska.

"The outpouring of support I've received from Alaskans statewide has been incredible and humbling," said Michels.  "But given the multitude of ventures I'm involved in as Mayor of Nome and Director of Transportation for Kawerak, I made the decision to focus my energy on my ongoing projects statewide and nationally.  I owe it to my constituents and our service population to see this work through to completion, and I have decided to fulfill my current obligations. Thank you again to each and every Alaskan for their support."

Michels has served as the Mayor of Nome since being elected in 2003.  She has served as a past President of the Alaska Municipal League as well as the Alaska Conference of Mayors.  She also served as Chair of Governor Palin's transition team for the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs.


PAID FOR BY DENISE MICHELS FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, PO BOX 1075, NOME, ALASKA 99762

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