The outcome of the special election to fill the remainder of Don Young’s term will be announced on Wednesday.
Political scientist says Senate race is an example of the new system working as it was designed to.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has a narrow lead over Kelly Tshibaka. Gov. Mike Dunleavy leads his next closest challenger by over 20%.
In Alaska’s first ranked-choice election, the leader on election night may not be the ultimate winner.
After Murkowski, Tshibaka and Chesbro, 16 candidates vie for last spot on general election ballot.
One of the group’s attack ads go after Tshibaka for saying at a March campaign event that she’d like to ban the delivery of abortion pills by mail.
Former President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Anchorage Saturday, making good on a pledge to come to Alaska and punish U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski for turning against him in his last days in office.
Trump is scheduled to deliver remarks at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.
Organizers said they lined up with the registered groups moving along the street, and no one tried to stop them.
Palin was an early supporter of Trump’s during his bid for the White House and has continued to support him.