The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for the April 2 election to the Anchorage Assembly to answer a series of questions on issues facing those bodies. We’re publishing select responses daily. The answers were fact-checked when facts were cited and edited for spelling, grammar and writing style. For more questions and to see all the candidates’ answers, click here. For School Board candidate surveys, click here.
Q: What is the most pressing problem facing your district?
DISTRICT 2, SEAT A: CHUGIAK-EAGLE RIVER
Proposed cuts to education and earthquake repairs.
Crime, earthquake repairs and infrastructure needs.
DISTRICT 4, SEAT F: MIDTOWN
The state budget for the University. Crime.
Crime, affordable housing, and roads.
DISTRICT 3, SEAT D: WEST ANCHORAGE
Crime, poor infrastructure and earthquake damage.
It’s all good in our hood.
DISTRICT 5, SEAT H: EAST ANCHORAGE
DISTRICT 6, SEAT J: SOUTH ANCHORAGE, GIRDWOOD, TURNAGAIN ARM