Alyse Galvin

Smithsonian Institute

Outgoing chair of the District 31 Democrats, Lela Ryterski, virtually passed the gavel on Saturday at the District 31 Democratic Caucus and Eileen Bechtol began her term as chair. Bechtol led the caucus of about 25 people on Google Hangouts. To begin the meeting, Bechtol called on party member Ron Keffer to read a statement recognizing Native primacy. 


Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, Alyse Galvin was in Homer on Saturday and Sunday. Galvin is running as an independent.

This is her second attempt to unseat Representative Don Young who commenced his 23rd term in 2018. In that election, Galvin got 47% of the vote.

She sat down with KBBI’s Kathleen Gustafson after her appearance at KBay.

Aaron Bolton, KBBI News

Candidates are on the final stretch leading up to election day Tuesday. Independent Alyse Galvin is challenging the longest sitting U.S. House Rep. Don Young. Galvin is an education advocate, mother of four and former small business owner and hotel manager. She spoke to KBBI’s Renee Gross about her message in the final days of her campaign. 

Taz Tally

Clink below to hear the Democratic party primary debate recorded on Tuesday, July 10 2018. Candidates Alyse Galvin and Dimitri Shein participated. The debate was moderated by Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Member Kelly Cooper.


Aaron Bolton, KBBI News

Anchorage resident Alyse Galvin is one of two candidates who is trying to unseat U.S. House Rep. Don Young this fall. Galvin was in Homer Friday and Saturday meeting with potential voters, and ended her visit with a Q&A session at Alice’s Champagne Palace Saturday morning. Aside from hot-topic policy questions, there was an emphasis on the odds of her unseating the longest sitting member in Congress.