Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage
The state’s Supreme Court justices heard arguments on Friday from attorneys for both sides in the case Republican US Senate candidate Joe Miller brought against the state division of elections. Miller wants a strict interpretation of the Alaska statutes regarding write in ballots. State attorneys want summary judgment. New Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell is now the target of the lawsuit. Miller says he’ll keep on fighting the case. He told reporters after the court session that the Justices don’t see his suit as frivolous. The high court justices have taken the case under advisement. A decision could come by Monday.
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