Alaska Supreme Court dismisses challenge to midterm election results

[JURIST] The Alaska Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday dismissed [opinion, PDF] an election challenged filed by Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller [campaign website], allowing certification of the November results to move forward. Miller claimed that errors in the counting of election ballots and voter registration led to the write-in victory of his rival Senator Lisa Murkowski [campaign website]. Affirming a lower court decision, the Supreme Court held that abbreviations, misspellings or other variations in the write-in candidate’s name is…

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