From an article published on
BallotAccess.org on June 25th, 2011:
In November 2010, Alaska election officials determined that Lisa Murkowski had been re-elected to the U.S. Senate on write-in votes. Her Republican opponent, Joe Miller, then filed a lawsuit, arguing that the election tally erroneously included votes for Murkowski that were either invalid, or at least had been cast by voters who should not have been allowed to vote.…
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Alaska: It’s Official. Murkowski Won.
by The Associated Press / December 30, 2010
Senator was officially named the winner of the state’s Senate race Thursday, after a period of legal fights and limbo that lasted longer than the write-in campaign she waged… Lisa Murkowski
Previous, related, IPR posts:
Lisa Murkowski wins Senate race with write-in votes
US News & World Reports blogger says that Murkowski’s win shows voters are ready for a “third way”… Read more ...
Lisa Murkowski defeats Tea Party to win Senate race
Ms Murkowski was defeated in August for the [Republican] party nomination by Joe Miller, who had been endorsed by ex-Governor Sarah Palin.
Ms Murkowski told supporters to write her name on the ballot [for US Senator from Alaska], and is the first candidate to win a so-called write-in bid for Senate since 1954.
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