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Senate District J
Dave Donley, Republican



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DATE OF BIRTH: August 29, 1954
PLACE OF BIRTH: Anchorage, Alaska
RESIDENCE &
MAILING ADDRESS:
4852 Newcastle
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
OCCUPATION: Attorney, Labor Relations, Construction

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA:
43 years
Anchorage: 1954-present

EDUCATION:
Dimond High School, 1969-72. University of Oregon, 1972-76, B.S. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa. University of Washington Law School, 1976-79, Law Degree.

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Alaska Senate, 1993-present. Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus, 1997-present. Senate Finance Committee, 1995-present. Alaska House of Representatives, 1987-92. Chair: Judiciary Committee, 1991-92; Labor and Commerce Committee, 1987-91.

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Alaska Bar Association, 1979-present. Construction Laborers #341, 1974-present: Member, fomer Financial Auditor.

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Anchorage Waterways Council, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Committee, Mensa, former Volunteer Fireman, NRA (life member)

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Hunting, fishing, softball, bicycling

OTHER:
NRA Defender of Freedom Award, 1994. Alaska Outdoors Council Sportsman Legislator of the Year, 1989. Victims for Justice Service Award. Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award: 1991, 1992. Alaska Public Radio Service Award. Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Neighborhood Support Award.


STATEMENT:

Being born and raised in Anchorage, it's been an honor to serve my hometown in the State Senate. I ask for your vote to continue serving you with strong pro-Anchorage leadership. I have authored over 50 pieces of legislation that have become law. I co-sponsored and voted for ethics legislation. I voted against legislative pay raises. I've voted for over $190 million in budget reductions and against excessive state budgets. I opposed tax increases on Alaskans. As Co-Chair of the Anchorage Caucus, I've been a leader in the fight for increased state education and road funding for Anchorage.

A partial list of laws I have authored includes:

With your support I will continue to fight for: With your continued support I will work to make Alaska and Anchorage the best they can be.


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