Lifelong Democrat Pat Chesbro moved to Palmer, Alaska, in 1974. She taught at Palmer High School for 15 years before becoming principal for nine more. She eventually became the superintendent of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. She came out of retirement to join the Education Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage. After placing third out of nineteen candidates in the open primary, Pat Chesbro is Alaska's Democratic candidate for US Senate in the upcoming general election. We discuss all of that and much more.
Content warning: this episode contains discussion of homicide and loss.