Murkowski Declares Victory, Miller Seeking Preliminary Injunction

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Lisa Murkowski trumped naysayers yesterday by claiming victory in her U.S. Senate race against Republican Party candidate Joe Miller.  Murkowski flew back to Anchorage from Washington DC, on Wednesday to accept her election win, after a hand count of absentee ballots put her more than 10,000 votes ahead of Miller.

Joe Miller asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction stopping officials from certifying Alaska’s U.S. Senate election, according to the Associated Press.

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Listen to the full version of Lisa Murkowski’s speech here (MP3)