Duplantis and other Republican challengers focused their campaigns on the larger dividend payments — not on the deep budget cuts that would almost certainly have to come with them.
Some of the Republican incumbents who are losing had caucused or worked closely with Democrats.
In the last presidential election year primary in 2012, about 13,000 Alaskans requested absentee ballots. This year, that number was down by about a third.
The 2012 GOP nominee says he’s voting for the Texas senator in Tuesday’s Utah GOP caucuses, hoping to force an open convention as a way of stopping Trump from getting the Republican nomination.
Williams and Hollis French are the only two Democrats for lieutenant governor on the primary election ballot
Tuesday’s primary is Alaska’s first election since House districts have been redrawn.