Alaska Elections 2010 Results – The Alaska elections 2010 had been another stunning and we might say shocking results in this years primary elections. The win of Joe Miller against long-time Republican Lisa Murkowski, is a show of disgust for the establishment according to many voters and analysts.
Lisa Murkowski was appointed as Senator in 2002 and he re-election seems to be one sure deal until Joe Miller scored the backing of the Tea Party Express. The Tea Party Express is a California-based group that’s run ads, held rallies and questioned Murkowski’s conservative credentials.
Later on the primary elections former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her husband Todd throw their support for Joe Miller. Palin defeated Murkowski’s father, Frank Murkowski, in a 2006 GOP gubernatorial primary that launched the 2008 vice presidential nominee’s national political career.
Joe Miller will be battling against Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams, who won the Democratic nomination. The Republiscan nominee is seen to surely win in this match-up.
Alaska has 487,456 registered voters but only 138,255 cards were cast or a turnout of only 28.36%.
Here are other results for the Alaska Elections 2010:
Democrat: Crawford, Harry T.
Republican: Young, Don
Democrat: Berkowitz, Ethan A.
Republican: Parnell, Sean R
Alaska Lt. Governor:
Democrat: Benson, Diane E.
Republican: Treadwell, Mead
For the full Alaska Election 2010 results CLICK HERE.