Skip to comments.Alaska Primary Results
Posted on 08/16/2022 10:51:07 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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At time of posting just over 50% of the vote in.
The special election for the House seat is also showing, but you can’t tell at all who is actually going to have an advantage as that is only showing who has the first choice - RCV comes into play on that one so this data is at this time rather useless. They probably have to have 100% of the vote in before then moving on to the second, third choice counts.
I can see the Dem logic. If a state is going to probably vote a Republican in, why not vote for a RINO who votes like a Dem a healthy percentage of the time.
Ranked choice voting is another of those “reforms” sold to improve things.
Otherwise known as the Dem & RINO Protection Act.
Isn’t Alaska red? What is wrong with the Republican party in Alaska?
Even if Murkowski doesn’t get 50%, most of the remaining votes are going to the Dem, so Murkowski will get it in the 2nd round.
2022 ALASKA OPEN PRIMARY
Updated Aug 17, 2022, 2:17 AM
49.6% of votes counted
Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka win. Two additional candidates will win in this race.
Lisa Murkowski (i)
50,509 votes 42.7%
49,044 votes 41.4%
7,293 votes 6.2%
2,699 votes 2.3%
1,324 votes 1.1%
Sick of it? Steve Deace was wondering art of a team that turned Iowa red. First step, replace primaries with caucuses or caucuses or conventions . Some states do have a law requiring primaries, so that has to go.
Tshibaka within 2 points! Yay!!! Keep gaining..!!!!
Yeah, it’s just Democrats voting for The Kow.
Clearly her strategy - and it may work. The fact they are making her their first choice is not good news going forward.
Tshibaka has already won a general election spot.
What is concerning is the fact that the Democrats have pretty much entirely coalesced around Murkowski and will likely make her their first choice in the general based on this primary result vs. second or third choice.
Would not surprise me if it takes weeks to figure out who won the special House election.
If she is who the people of Alaska want, hell with them.
Congress - R’s finish 2nd and 3rd and the R that finished second (Palin) will probably win after the instant run-off
Congress - essentially same result as the special election
Senate - R’s finish 1st, 2nd and 4th and total more than 90 percent of the vote; the incumbent - a moderate Republican and the de facto candidate of the D’s - is only slightly ahead of the anti-establishment conservative.
Governor - R’s finish 1st, 4th and 5th and total more than 50 percent of the vote; with a D and an I neck and neck for 2nd and 3rd place
Alaska tilts Republican, but it isn’t as Republican as, say, Wyoming.
It is also noteworthy that the anti-establishment conservatives outperformed the polls in Alaska.
Open primaries are the RINO’s way of staying in office in solid Red states. Rats will vote for the most squish Republican and the conservative will lose. Texas has open primaries which has been a disaster for our state. That’s how we get RINOs like John Cornyn.
If the current House vote holds, the 2 Pubbies, Palin and Begich, will together get 2/3rds of the vote but lose to the Dem. Palin’s in the lead over Begich, who should drop out so they don’t give the seat to the Dem.
At least The Murk will only face one, conservative Pubbie in the general.
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