Les Gara picks teacher Jessica Cook as running mate in Alaska governor’s race
By Lex Treinen, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage -February 14, 2022
Les Gara has chosen school teacher and education advocate Jessica Cook to be his running mate in the race to become Alaska’s next governor.
“She’s been an amazing advocate in the Legislature, she understands her way around the political system. And she is not a fan of inaction,” said Gara at a news conference in Anchorage Monday, where he announced Cook as his lieutenant governor candidate.