Ethan Berkowitz, former Alaska state representative, is running for governor against Republican candidate and incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in the 2010 elections, here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Berkowitz's life.
How old is Ethan Berkowitz?
Berkowitz is 48 years old.
When was Ethan Berkowitz born?
Berkowitz was born Feb. 4, 1962.
Where was Ethan Berkowitz born?
Berkowitz was born in San Francisco, Calif.
When did Ethan Berkowitz move to Alaska?
Berkowitz moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1990.
Who are Ethan Berkowitz's parents?
Unknown (declined to comment).
Does Ethan Berkowitz have any siblings?
Berkowitz is one of three children.
What did Ethan Berkowitz do before running for governor?
Berkwowitz has served in the Alaska state house of representatives for 10 years, including eight as minority leader, before unsuccessful bids for lieutenant governor in 2006 (running with Democrat Tony Knowles and defeated by Sarah Palin and Sean Parnell) and for U.S. House of Representatives in 2008. Berkowitz is also involved with several businesses
: the Nunatak LLC commercial real estate group, the Kodiak Kenai Cable Co., the Snow City Cafe and the Spenard Roadhouse. He also worked as an enforcement officer for the U.S. Antarctic Program and served as assistant district attorney in Anchorage
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