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Who're the most 'liked' Alaska state House candidates on Facebook?

Alaska Dispatch

Some politicians and prospectives spend more time fishing and hunting than others. Some spend more time buying shoes than others, too, which doesn't signify anything except that they have good taste in shoes (hey, Sen. McGuire and Rep. Millett!). And some candidates spend more time on social media than others.

Our first post of the most popular state Senate candidates on Facebook inspired one reader to collect the same information on the state House candidates. The reader only counted official campaign pages, which some candidates do not have. As Alaska speeds towards the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, here are the most and least “liked” candidates on the social media platform:

The numbers as of Wednesday afternoon:

Most “likes"

1.  Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D - District 34) 1091

2.  Mia Costello (R - District 20) 721

3.  Les Gara (D - District 18) 714

4.  Shelley Hughes (R - District 8) 534 

5. David Guttenberg (D - District 38) 508

 

 Fewest “likes”

1.   Bill Stoltze  (R –District 11) 4

2.   Kay Rollison (D – District 13) 6

3.   David Watts (D – District 5) 24

4.   Peggy Wilson (R – District 33) 33

5.   Bryce Edgmon(D – District 36) 41