Peltola Garners 51.47% of Votes to Become Alaska’s Newest Representative to U.S. House

Peltola Garners 51.47% of Votes to Become Alaska’s Newest Representative to U.S. House

Former Democratic state lawmaker Mary Peltola bested her Republican opponents Sarah Palin and Nick Begich, to become Alaska’s first Alaskan Native to represent Alaska in the U.S. Congress. Peltola, a Yup’ik, took away 91,206 votes, or 51.47%, the majority of the votes after the last ranked choice tally on Wednesday. She gained 15,445 votes from […]

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