Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Concedes

Posted by | August 31, 2010 22:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Tea Party favorite Joe Miller, who received Sarah Palin’s endorsement, will be the Republican nominee for Senate from Alaska.

The AP reports:

Murkowski made the concession speech Tuesday night, a full week after the primary.

Murkowski trailed Miller, a Fairbanks attorney, by 1,668 votes after last week’s primary. Election officials began counting absentee and outstanding ballots Tuesday. Murkowski made slight gains, but was never able to get Miller’s lead below 1,200 votes.

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