Fitzgerald Withstands Challenge, Says Focus Now Is State Budget

(Juneau) State Senator Scott Fitzgerald has secured another term after defeating challenger Democrat Michelle Zahn on a 60-percent-40-percent split. The Juneau Republican says he is going to make another run for the position of majority leader. He says the state budget it a top priority.

In a statement, Zahn said she knew she had no chance to win because her opponent got to (quote) “choose his voters” through the legislative redistricting process.

 

Listen to our conversation with Fitzgerald here: