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Who's the most popular Alaska Senate candidate on Facebook?

  • Author: Craig Medred
  • Updated: September 27, 2016
  • Published October 29, 2012

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. So it's unclear if this really means anything, but someone sent this count to us and we couldn't resist. As Alaska speeds towards the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, here's a look at which Senate candidates are the most "liked" on Facebook, and which ones have the least "likes" on their official candidates page.

The numbers as of late Monday afternoon:

Most "likes"

1. Hollis French: 1,794

2. John Coghill: 1060

3. Lesil McGuire: 1044

4. Joe Thomas: 831

5. Johnny Ellis: 764

6. Bettye Davis: 526

Fewest "likes"

1. Bob Roses: 14

2. Anna Fairclough: 26

3. Linda Menard: 32

4. Bob Bell: 48

5. Cathy Giessel: 55

6. Albert Kookesh: 137

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