Mike Dunleavy (politician) facts for kids
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|12th Governor of Alaska|
December 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Bill Walker|
|Member of the Alaska Senate
from the E district
D district (2013–2015)
January 15, 2013 – January 15, 2018
|Succeeded by||Mike Shower|
|Born||May 5, 1961
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Education||Misericordia University (BA)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (MEd)
He was a member of the Alaska Senate from January 15, 2013 until January 8, 2017.
In 2017, he announced he would run for Governor of Alaska in 2018, but left the race in September 2017. In December 2017, Dunleavy announced his return to the race for governor. He would go on to defeat Democrat Mark Begich.
He is married to Rose who is from the Kobuk River Valley community in Noorvik. They have three children together named Maggie, Catherine, and Ceil. All of them were raised in both urban and rural Alaska.
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