Late Rep. Knopp's name to remain on 2020 primary ballot

    Rep. Gary Knopp

    Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - The late-Rep. Gary Knopp’s name will appear on the Aug. 18 primary ballot.

    Should he win, a Department of Law spokesperson says the Alaska Republican Party will be able to petition for a replacement candidate.

    Knopp, a Kenai Republican, was among seven people killed in what authorities described as a mid-air collision Friday between two airplanes on the Kenai Peninsula.

    Besides Knopp, the Republican primary for House District 30 includes Kelly Wolf and Ronald Gillham.

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