Ethan Berkowitz appeared to have won the Democratic nomination for governor defeating state Senator Hollis French.
Rep. Don Young easily won renomination and he will face Harry Crawford, a state legislator from Anchorage, in November.
Diane Benson won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. Mead Treadwell was well ahead of Jay Ramras, a state legislator from Fairbanks, in the GOP race.
Alaskans also voted on two ballot measures Tuesday. One of the measures – No. 2 – would require parents to be notified if their teen, 18 or under, sought an abortion. This measure was winning approval. The other – No. 1 – was losing. It would have restricted lobbying and campaign contributions.
In other election results late Tuesday:
- Senate District P (Anchorage): Catherine Giessel held a commanding lead over Mark Moronell and Jennifer Johnston for the GOP nomination.
- House District 2 (Southeast): Peggy Wilson, the incumbent, was ahead of Steven Samuelson in the GOP race.
- House District 10 (Fairbanks): Steven Thompson held a wide lead over Vivian Stiver and Rahoi Urban in the Republican race.
- House District 12 (Valdez): Eric Feige, Pete Fellman and Don Haase were locked in a right race for the GOP nomination.
- House District 13: (Mat-Su): Carl Gatto was leading Don Benson in the GOP race.
- House District 15: (Mat-Su): Mark Newman was far ahead of Stephen Jacobson in the GOP race.
- House District 18 (Anchorage): Bill Cook was leading Dan Saddler and Dan Kendall for the GOP nomination.
- House District 30 (Anchorage): Charisse Millett appeared to have easily defeated Jeannett Reddington in the Republican primary.
- House District 31 (Anchorage): Bob Lynn was defeating Steve Pratt for the GOP nomination.
- House District 39 (Nome): Neal Foster held a commanding lead over Vincent Beans for the Democratic nomination.
Photo by Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage: Diane Benson is congratulated by opponent Lynette Moreno-Hinz.