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Wed Nov 23, 2022, 09:14 PM

Murkowski wins reelection in Alaska Senate race [View all]

Source: AP

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) ó Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has won reelection, defeating Donald Trump-endorsed GOP rival Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski beat Tshibaka in the Nov. 8 ranked choice election. The results were announced Wednesday, when elections officials tabulated the ranked choice results after neither candidate won more than 50% of first-choice votes.

The race also included Democrat Pat Chesbro and Republican Buzz Kelley, who suspended his campaign after the August primary and endorsed Tshibaka.

Murkowski was the only Senate Republican who voted to convict Trump at his impeachment trial last year who was on the ballot this year. Trump was not convicted. But her vote was a sore point for the former president, who vowed to campaign against her.

In 2020, before that yearís election and far before Tshibaka jumped into the Senate race, Trump announced plans to campaign against Murkowski after she criticized him: ďGet any candidate ready, good or bad, I donít care, Iím endorsing. If you have a pulse, Iím with you!Ē

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/2022-midterm-elections-donald-trump-alaska-223ea5a590c1b9c4f7905ab4b7849e6f

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