“The angry mob can interrupt,” Sen. Murkowski said. “But they cannot rule. We will not let them rule.”
Claims of voter fraud have been debunked. Over 60 legal challenges to the election outcome from the Trump campaign have failed. But central peninsula House representatives have made the same claims that drove the mob in D.C. — that the 2020 election was fraudulent.
One participant said the rally celebrated the 61st anniversary of Alaska’s statehood. Another said he hoped to ensure the next national election was more secure. Some said they accepted the results of the 2020 election, others did not.
Alaska’s Dan Sullivan is among 20 Republican senators who haven’t declared themselves with or against the Trump loyalists.
Major differences among Republicans mean Alaskans still don’t know who will be in the majorities in both the House and the Senate.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission will decide what, if any, penalty Pruitt will have to pay. The maximum fine for the violations $1,022,250.
Alaska’s electors are casting their ballots for President Donald Trump today.
Pruitt and the attorney on the case, Stacey Stone, said they believe the alleged violations changed the outcome of the race. Reached by text, Snyder said there’s “absolutely no” merit to the allegations and the Division of Elections was doing its job.
“…if there is any suspicion of fraud, which there is, that really needs to be looked into. That really needs to be investigated.”
The margin of victory shrank by two votes, with one vote added to Rep. Pruitt’s total and one vote subtracted from Snyder in the recount, which was completed on Friday.