Opinion: You be the judge of who should be our senator

You have a true Alaskan in Washington who has stood and delivered.

Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan, is running for reelection. Dan has served previously as the Alaska state attorney general and commissioner of natural resources. Dan is a colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, former assistant U.S. secretary of state, and former National Security Council staff person.

As a first-term U.S. senator, Dan has sponsored and obtained passage of numerous pieces of legislation benefitting our state and nation. He has taken the lead on rebuilding our country’s military, promoting responsible resource development in Alaska, opening international and domestic markets for Alaska’s fishermen, cleaning up our oceans, expanding benefits for our veterans and taking action to protect survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Dan’s bipartisan leadership on these issues led to the passage of the POWER Act, which has dramatically increased legal services for survivors of sexual assault, as well as the Save Our Seas (SOS) Act, which addresses the ocean debris and plastics crisis – both of which were authored by Senator Sullivan and signed into law.

If these issues are important to you, you have a true Alaskan in Washington who has stood and delivered.

His opponent, Dr. Al Gross, has been running ads touting what he considers are his qualifications for U.S. Senator. His resume is based on killing a bear, catching fish and being related to a former state attorney general.

Which of these men has the more applicable experience and exemplifies service to our state and nation?

You be the judge.

Frank Bergstrom,


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