Maybe True rumor: Alaska Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis will be giving up his leadership position to state Sen. Hollis French, who is running for lieutenant governor. If true, The new position will give French much more on-air camera time and a bigger megaphone. (Update: The switch was decided a year ago.)
False rumor: Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s reported $1.25 million haul was largely self-funded. I don’t know where these rumors are coming from but they are false. Sullivan’s spokesperson Mike Anderson said that Sullivan donated $500 to his own campaign.