Democrat Mary Peltola defeats Sarah Palin in Alaska special election

Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election on Wednesday to represent Alaska’s only seat in the US House of Representatives, according to the Alaska Division of Elections. Why it matters: Peltola’s victory is a huge surprise in a state that voted for former President Trump by 10 points in 2020, and makes her the first … Read more

Murkowski, Tshibaka, Palin advance to November elections

Senator Lisa Murkowski and her Trump-backed challenger will advance to the general election in Alaska, setting up a rematch in November, as Sarah Palin also advanced in her bid to win a seat in the US House of Representatives after the elections. Tuesday night primaries. Murkowski led rival Kelly Tshibaka by about 5,000 votes in … Read more

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House

JUNE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka, her Republican rival who was backed by former President Donald Trump, advanced from Tuesday’s primary, while Republican Sarah Palin, who is seeking to return to an elected position after more than a decade, was among the candidates who advanced to the November … Read more

Cheney braces for defeat as Trump tests Wyoming and Alaska

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rep. of Wyoming. Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to the former president donald trumpis fighting to save his seat in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday as voters weigh in on the Republican Party leadership. Cheney’s team is bracing for a loss against a Trump-backed challenger in … Read more