Mallott, Parnell Easily Win Nominations

Incumbent Republican Sean Parnell easily won renomination for governor beating three other candidates, Gerald Heikes, Russ Millette, and Brad Snowden. Parnell won more than 75 percent of the vote.

Parnell will face Democrat Byron Mallott who also coasted to victory Tuesday beating Phil Stoddard. Mallott won with almost 67 percent of the vote.

Parnell and Mallott will face Bill Walker, who is running as an independent, in November.

Anchorage mayor Dan Sullivan won the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor. He beat Kelly Wolf with 70 percent of the vote. State Senator Hollis French defeated Robert Williams to take the Democratic nomination. French won almost 62 percent of the vote.

Walker’s running mate is Craig Fleener.