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Lisa Murkowski is the Senator from Alaska again

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Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski won another six-year term in the US Senate. She is running against former Alaska Department of Management Commissioner Kelly Shibaka, who is backed by Donald Trump of the same party.

Alaska Introduces New Election Law In subsequent rounds of elections, candidates who received less support from the electorate were eliminated. Whoever gets the most votes wins, and politicians from the same party can be contestants. After the last round of voting, Murkowski had 53.69 percent. votes, and Shibaka 46.31 percent.

“Alaskans — of all regions, backgrounds and nonpartisanship — have once again placed their trust in me to continue my work in the Senate. I look forward to continuing the important work ahead of us,” he said. Murkowski, 65. Two decades in Congress.

In 2002, Lisa Murkowski was appointed governor by her father, Frank Murkowski, who is of Polish descent. On the campaign trail, he touted his achievements in securing funding for infrastructure for Alaska, support for the state’s oil and fishing industries, and close ties to Alaska’s indigenous peoples.

“Murkowski has carved out an independent profile as one of the few centrists in the Senate. His win is a blow to Trump, who backed several candidates who lost in the Nov. 8 election,” wrote the Washington Post.

As the newspaper recalled, Murkowski was the first Republican senator to call on the former president to resign after his supporters attacked the Washington Capitol on January 6, 2021. He also voted to impeach Trump.

Trump predicted his political defeat. He supported his candidate, Brett M. He justified this by voting against Kavanagh’s Supreme Court nomination.

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In Alaska, Republican Governor Mike Dunleavy was also re-elected. He became the first governor in the state since 1998 to serve another term.

Dunleavy faced former independent Gov. Billy Walker, former state assemblyman Democrat Les Cara and former Kenai Peninsula Mayor Republican Charlie Pearce.

Andrzej Dobrowolski from New York

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