Alaska in Brief

Q&A with 2022 Alaska U.S. Senate candidate Huhnkie Lee

By: - July 28, 2022 12:52 am
The U.S. Capitol building.

The U.S. Capitol building. (Photo by Matt H. Wade via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA)

The Alaska Beacon asked Alaska’s 19 U.S. Senate candidates to answer a 15-question survey about their positions on a variety of issues. Read all of their responses here. Answers have not been edited.

Huhnkie Lee, undeclared candidate from Wasilla

Yes/no questions

Do you believe former President Donald Trump’s claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent?


Should Election Day be a federal holiday?


Don Young was a longtime supporter of statehood for Puerto Rico. Do you support statehood for Puerto Rico?


Should marijuana be legalized federally?


Would you vote in favor of a bill that codifies abortion rights in US law?


Open-ended questions

What do you think about the overturning of Roe, and what actions should Congress take on abortion and contraception?

i’m pro choice

What’s Alaska’s biggest need, and how would you address it?

i am pro pebble mine

How should Congress reduce the threat of gun violence and mass shootings?

gun safety education

What steps should Congress take to balance Alaska’s status as an oil state with the need to address climate change?

i am pro oil/gas, no need to worry about anything else

What changes or updates do you want to see in fisheries management?

we love fisheries

Should Congress act to protect voting rights and encourage voting, and if so, how?

voting is a right, not a duty

Alaska has the highest health care costs in the nation. What will you do to reduce costs and improve access to services?

exercise and diet

How should Congress protect the rights of LGBTQ Alaskans?

i oppose lgbt ideology, You feel me?

Alaska families say they’re struggling financially in a variety of ways, including with child care. What actions should Congress take to support families with children?

love love love

What criteria would you use to judge the fitness of a judicial candidate?


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James Brooks
James Brooks

James Brooks is a longtime Alaska reporter, having previously worked at the Anchorage Daily News, Juneau Empire, Kodiak Mirror and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. A graduate of Virginia Tech, he is married to Caitlyn Ellis, owns a house in Juneau and has a small sled dog named Barley. He can be contacted at [email protected].