Trump’s Least Favorite GOP Senator Survives Yet Again in Alaska

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When Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial after the Jan. 6 insurrection, she did so knowing full well that it could end her political career.

Less than two years later, Alaskans voted to send Murkowski back to Washington for a fourth six-year term: She defeated her Trump-backed rival, fellow Republican Kelly Tshibaka.

Under Alaska’s system of ranked choice voting, Murkowski won a majority of votes after supporters of Democratic candidate Pat Chesbro, who finished last, ranked the incumbent senator as their second choice.

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