Lisa Murkowski wins Alaska Senate seat, defeating Trump-backed challenger

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2022
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Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican senator who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, beat challenger Kelly Tshibaka to secure her fourth full Senate term.

Murkowski is considered to be one of the more centrist Republican voices in Congress, and her win could help President Joe Biden pass his agenda as well as extend her clout in the closely divided Senate.

Neither Murkowski nor Tshibaka, the top two candidates in the four-person race, reached the 50% threshold needed for an outright win, which meant the winner was decided by ranked choice tabulation that was announced on...

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