Republicans hoped 2020 would not only expand their numbers but make those numbers more obedient. Neither looks to be happening.
Democratic incumbents all look likely to hold their seats while they’re looking competitive in at least two others.
We’ll get a near-complete look at Fairbanks-area races with varying levels of incomplete looks from the rest of the state.
One last look before we take a break.
Overall, very little is likely to change in the layout of power in Juneau.
Honestly, take care and try to not watch too much news tonight.
It’s almost finally over!
The issue appears to rest with the minority of far-right legislators who are closely aligned with Dunleavy and doubtful over the seriousness of the covid-19 pandemic whether the government should be involved in reducing its toll on human life.
Democrats’ numbers advantage in early and absentee voting evaporated over the weekend as Republicans showed up to the polls, but there’s still reason for them to be optimistic.
The opponents won’t come running with a legislative solution if either measure is dealt a loss. Instead, we’d expect them to point to the results and claim the people have spoken.