Alaska Senate race is headed for the runoff in a ranked-choice race

By Sakshi

 Nov 9,2022

There is no way that GOP senator. Lisa Murkowski nor GOP opponent Kelly Tshibaka had the votes to win the race

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however, after the ranked-choice process is completed the seat will be in GOP control.

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The Alaska Senate race is headed to a runoff based on ranked choice there is none of the candidates in the race, including the two top vote-getters, GOP Sen.

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Lisa Murkowski and GOP opponent Kelly Tshibaka will reach 50%, as per NBC News. 

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In the event that the election shakes out, however, the seat will remain in GOP control. 

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The system of ranked-choice voting allows the voters to classify candidates according to the order they prefer.

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In a ranked-choice election, voters choose the first choice on their ballots and place the remaining candidates according to preference.

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If no candidate is able to garner more than a majority of the first-choice votes at the beginning of the count, the election is moved into a quick runoff. 

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The candidate who receives the smallest number of votes is eliminated and the ballots made for that candidate will be changed to reflect second-choice voters. 

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