Alaska House race still leaning Democratic but undecided

Trump-endorsed candidate Kelly Tshibaka is ahead of incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the state.

Updated: November 9, 2022 - 9:06am

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Alaska's at-large congressional race has yet to be called, but as of Wednesday, it appears to be leaning Democratic, as Republicans are seemingly split between former Gov. Sarah Palin and Nick Begich in the state's ranked-choice voting system.

Democrat Mary Petola has 47.1% of the vote, Palin has 26.6% and Begich has 24.3%, with three-fourths of all ballots counted, according to The Associated Press.

So far in Alaska's Senate race, Kelly Tshibaka is in the lead with 44.4% of the vote compared to 42.7% for incumbent Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Tshibaka was endorsed by former President Donald Trump and the Alaska Republican Party over Murkowski, who voted to convict Trump during his second impeachment trial.

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