Election recap

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) Sara Hannan, and Andy Story celebrated big wins Tuesday night in democratic primaries for local house seats.

    Hannan captured 1,707 votes or 62 percent.  Tom Morphet had 526 votes, 19.2 percent, and Steve Handy 429 votes, or 15.6 percent in house district 33.  Hannan will take on independent Chris Dimond for the seat in November.

    Story collected 1,411 votes to defeat Juneau Assembly Member Rob Edwardson who had 471 votes.  Story will be opposed by Republican Jerry Nankervis in the general election in house 34.

    There were some surprises on Tuesday.   Senate Majority Leader Peter Micciche trailed Ronald Gillham 2,575, to 2,563 votes in Senate District O.  If the results hold up, Gillham will be in the Senate as there is no general election opponent.  House Minority Leader Charisse Millette lost the republican primary in house district 15 to Josh Revak.  Aaron Weaver led Gabrielle LeDoux, a member of the house majority coalition by three votes, 294-291 in the house district 25 republican primary.

    State wide Alyse Galvin won the Democratic primary for congress with 19,650 votes or 54 percent.  Dimitri Shein captured 8,383 votes or 23.1 percent.  Don Young won the Republican primary with 44,247 votes, or 70.9 percent.   Galvin will face Young in the general election.

    Mike Dunleavy captured the Republican primary for Governor with 39,193 votes or 62 percent.  Mead Treadwell finished second with 20,230 votes or 32 percent.

    Kevin Meyer won the Republican primary for Lt. Governor with 21,485 votes or 36 percent. 

    In other races of note, Sen. Mike Shower won his primary, and Lora Reinbold defeated Dan Saddler in the Republican primary in Senate District Q.  George Rauscher won the Republican primary in house district 9.  Louise Stutes won the Republican primary in house district 32 with 55-percent of the vote.

    Dr. Richard Wein defeated Kenny Skaflestad in house district 36 wit 547 votes, or 60 percent.  He opposes democratic incumbent Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins in November.

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