The Alaska Supreme Court ruled against Miller’s bid yesterday to challenge the Senate election, where Murkowski won as a write-in candidate. Miller has until Monday to decide whether to take his case to federal district court, and Judge Ralph Beistline, who is holding up certification of the election until Miller exhausts his options.
|By: David Dayen Thursday December 23, 2010 8:14 am|
|By: David Dayen Wednesday November 10, 2010 7:10 pm|
Joe Miller looks destined to lose the Alaska Senate election if all the votes are counted. Naturally, he subsequently wants to make sure all the votes aren’t counted. Miller wants to force a change to the stated intention of the Alaska Elections Board on how they will count write-in ballots.
|By: David Dayen Saturday October 30, 2010 10:00 am|
The last week of the Senate race in Alaska has been pretty chaotic. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is reportedly going up with last-minute ads, sensing an opportunity. It’s going to be a wild finish.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday October 19, 2010 3:45 pm|
Joe Miller reversed himself and discussed his background yesterday, acknowledging that he committed ethics violations while working at the Fairbanks North Star Borough in 2008. He used company time and resources to help depose the head of the Alaska GOP.
|By: EdwardTeller Monday October 18, 2010 7:36 am|
At a town hall meeting Sunday afternoon in Anchorage, U.S. Senate campaign GOP nominee Joe Miller was asked a long question on how we should keep illegal immigrants out.
His short answer: “If East Germany can do it, we can do it!”
|By: David Dayen Tuesday September 21, 2010 8:15 am|
Buried in a story about Republican angst over Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s write-in campaign in Alaska is a nugget about the GOP leadership fulfilling a promise — Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) removed Murkowski as vice chairwoman of the Senate Republican Conference.
|By: David Dayen Thursday September 9, 2010 7:00 am|
Think back to 2006. Not only did no member of the Democratic leadership even think about stripping Joe Lieberman of his seniority when he lost his primary, but several Senators openly supported his third-party run.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 31, 2010 6:00 am|
Polling only eight points down in a Republican state in a Republican year, Alaska is not a bad place to be for no-name Democratic Senate candidate Scott McAdams.
|By: David Dayen Monday August 30, 2010 12:50 pm|
Over 25,000 ballots remain uncounted in the Alaska Republican primary for US Senate, where Tea Party candidate Joe Miller leads Sen. Lisa Murkowski by about 1,688 votes. That makes it at least possible for Murkowski to overtake Miller. Conflicting reports show that those uncounted ballots would either hurt or help Murkowski’s bid, depending on who you believe.