Other Senate races saw Fairbanks Republican Ralph Seekins fail in his bid to return to the Legislature. Former state labor commissioner Click Bishop won that race. Lesil McGuire held off Jeff Lanfield, Bob Bell defeated Liz Vazquez, and, on the Democratic side, by a margin of less than a hundred votes, Anchorage Senator Betty Davis looks to have withstood a challenge from Harry Crawford.
Crawford said he’s very used to close contests.
More than 800 absentee ballots still need to be counted. Whoever prevails will face Anna Fairclough in the general election.
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