Young still leads Parnell, but slim margin now 22 votes slimmer

The Division of Elections counted absentee and questioned ballots in the close Republican primary race between Don Young and Sean Parnell for Alaska’s U.S. House seat. Young still leads Parnell, but by a slimmer 129 votes. More than 25,000 ballots included in today’s count. Election division director Gail Fenumei says foreign ballots will also have to be counted next week.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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