With 70% vote counted as of 11:30 pm on election night, Alaska voters have decided Governor Sean Parnell will return to the Governor’s mansion with running mate Mead Treadwell.
- Parnell/Treadwell (R) – 59.04%
- Berkowitz/Benson (D) – 38.11%
Congressman Don Young will also return to the U.S. House of Representatives, a post he’s held since 1973.
- Young (R) – 68%
- Crawford (D) – 31.3%
In what could become a historical vote in Alaska, the write-in presumed to be incumbent Lisa Murkowski leads Joe Miller (R) and Scott McAdams (D). Counting of individual write-in ballots begins on Nov. 18.
12:00 AM November 3
- Write-in – 39.4%
- Joe Miller (R) – 35.2%
- Scott McAdams (D) – 24.2 %
In the race for Alaska senate District P, Republican Cathy Giessel won another three way race.
Alaska Senate District P
- Cathy Giessel (R) – 48.72%
- Janet Reiser (D) – 39.26%
- Phillip Dziubinski – 11.8%
Supreme Court justice Fabe has not been removed from the Alaska Supreme Court.
In Senate District 29 Anchorage /E. Dimond Democrat, Chris Tuck will return to Alaska legislature.
House District 7, Republican, Mike Kelley 48.8% is now behind Democrat, Bob Miller at 50.7%.
Listen to Alaska Morning News at 7:06 AM and 8:06 AM and Alaska News Nightly at 6:00 PM for a complete summary of the midterm election 2010 results.
President Obama will hold a post election press conference on Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM. KSKA will join Here and Now in progress following the president’s press conference.