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AP/NY Times: Lisa Murkowski, write-in candidate, has won for Senate in Alaska

(excerpt from) AP/NY Times
Alaska: It’s Official. Murkowski Won.

by The Associated Press / December 30, 2010

Senator Lisa Murkowski 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…

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Lisa Murkowski wins Senate race with write-in votes

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Write-in Candidate for Wyoming Governor Appears to Have Received 8.5% of Total Vote

Ballot Access News:

Taylor Haynes, write-in candidate for Governor of Wyoming, appears to have received write-ins equal to 8.5% of the total vote cast. He has requested that the state tally his write-ins, so we should get a precise figure in a few weeks. He is a well-known conservative rancher with strong ties to the Constitution Party.… Read more ...

Write-in Candidate Steve Funk Urges Voters to “Think Outside the Ballot”

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Steve Funk is urging voters to “think outside the ballot” by supporting his grassroots write-in campaign for 18th District State Representative.

“By writing in Steve Funk for State Representative on Election Day, voters can send a message that we deserve more choices on our ballot and more voices in the debate,” Mr.Read more ...