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Adam Wool is an American politician from Alaska. A Democrat, he serves in the Alaska House of Representatives from District 5. He is from Fairbanks.

Adam Wool
Adam Wool.jpg
Adam Wool (left) campaiging for reelection in July 2016.
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 5th District
Assumed office
January 20, 2015
Preceded byPete Higgins
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Kate
ChildrenEvelyn, Abby
ResidenceFairbanks, Alaska
Alma materUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks (B.A.)
Occupationpolitician, bar owner

Wool defeated Republican Representative Pete Higgins in 2014, picking up his seat for the Democratic minority.[1]

In 2017, Wool was responsible for pushing legislation through the Alaska House of Representatives that legalized the use of ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft in Alaska.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Wool is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He lives in Fairbanks with his wife Kate and their two daughters. He owns Fairbanks's Blue Loon bar, which he founded.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pinsker, Adam (November 5, 2014). "Alaska GOP loses House seats, makes gains in Senate". KTUU. Archived from the original on February 9, 2015. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "On Uber, Alaska House takes the scenic route". Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  3. ^ Moritz, Katie (January 15, 2015). "Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers". Juneau Empire. Archived from the original on February 9, 2015. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "Adam Wool–Democrat-House District 5" (PDF). Alaska Elections Division. Retrieved February 9, 2015.