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  Miller, Joe
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJoe Miller
Address2321 Tribulation Trail
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709, United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.joemiller.us
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Born May 10, 1967 (54 years)
ContributorKyle
Last ModifedPennsylvania Historian
Nov 24, 2018 05:45pm
Tags Caucasian - Married - Army - Christian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoJoe Miller is an Alaskan by choice. He grew up in a working class family in Kansas, and headed to the Last Frontier sixteen years ago because of his love for the outdoors. After graduating from law school, Miller accepted a position at a prestigious law firm in Anchorage. He quickly mastered the law and three years later, at the age of 30, he was appointed as a State Magistrate (the youngest then serving in Alaska) as well as a Superior Court Master for the Fourth Judicial District. Further honors followed four years later when Miller was appointed an Acting State District Court Judge and, shortly thereafter, U.S. Magistrate Judge in Fairbanks. Again, he had the distinction of being the youngest then serving in that federal position, not only in the state, but also in the entire nation. He was also the only judge in the United States, at that time, serving at both the federal and state levels simultaneously.

In 2004, Miller stepped down from the bench to run for State Representative. He overwhelmingly won the contested Republican primary and nearly pulled off an upset in the general election receiving over 48% of the vote against the Democratic incumbent in a traditionally Democratic district: the closest re-election campaign the officeholder has ever faced. Joe returned to the successful full time practice of law at his own firm. He has represented clients in a wide variety of cases, a number of which have gone all the way to the Alaska Supreme Court.

Prior to becoming an attorney and a judge, Miller served as an officer in the United States Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his leadership in combat during the First Gulf War. He received his commission from West Point, where he graduated with honors. Joe is also a graduate of Yale Law School and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Alaska.

Joe currently lives with his family in Fairbanks where he practices law. His wife of 18 years, Kathleen, is a teacher and serves on the Alaska Judicial Council, a commission that makes recommendations to the Governor concerning Alaska judicial nominees.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
07/31/2014-08/03/2014 Public Policy Polling 22.00% ( 5.0) 59.00% ( 2.0) 19.00% ( 3.0)
05/08/2014-05/11/2014 Public Policy Polling 17.00% ( 1.0) 61.00% ( 1.0) 22.00% ( 0.0)
01/30/2014-02/01/2014 Public Policy Polling 16.00% ( 4.0) 62.00% ( 1.0) 22.00% ( 5.0)
09/24/2013-09/25/2013 Harper Polling 15.00% ( 0.0) 66.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0)
02/04/2013-02/05/2013 Public Policy Polling 20.00% ( 0.0) 63.00% ( 0.0) 17.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 19, 2010 12:55pm News Miller admits he was disciplined by borough  Article TX DEM 
Oct 05, 2010 08:00pm Blog Entry Despite Joe Miller Calling Federal Aid Unconstitutional, His Wife Received Unemployment Benefits  Article Servo 
Sep 06, 2010 11:00am News G.O.P. Senate Candidate in Alaska Is Charged in Accident  Article particleman 

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DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Kathleen Miller 00, 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  08/18/2022 AK US Senate - All Party Primary ???
  11/08/2016 AK US Senate Lost 29.16% (-15.20%)
  08/19/2014 AK US Senate - R Primary Lost 32.14% (-7.91%)
  11/02/2010 AK US Senate Lost 35.28% (-3.98%)
  08/24/2010 AK US Senate - R Primary Won 50.92% (+1.85%)
  11/02/2004 AK State House 08 Lost 48.06% (-3.55%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  04/16/2016 US President - CST Convention Lost 0.00% (-54.12%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/16/2016 AK US Senate - ADL Primary Lost 0.00% (-50.06%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Anchorage Mayor - Apr 07, 2015 R Amy Demboski
AK State House 09 - Nov 04, 2014 R Pamela Goode
Measure 2 - Alaska Parental Involvement Act - Aug 24, 2010 YES Yes