Q&A with Alaska U.S. House candidate David Thistle

The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for U.S. House running in the special primary election to answer a series of questions. Read all of their responses here.

DAVID THISTLE, undeclared affiliation, from La Jolla, California

What in your background qualifies you to represent Alaskans in Congress?

My veteran status, education, occupational experiences and life experiences.

Why are you running for U.S. Congress in Alaska?

First, I would like to return to work in public service. Secondly, I have law proposals that would benefit Alaskans and the nation to restore the public’s trust as we move into the future for current domestic areas. including but not limited to: economy, energy, immigration, policing and secure elections.

What would be your top priority if elected to Congress?

Restoring the public’s trust in their government by defending U.S. constitutional law.