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2020 United States Senate election in Alaska

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Nominee Dan Sullivan Al Gross
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 191,112 146,068
Percentage 53.9% 41.2%

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State house district results
Sullivan:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Gross:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

Dan Sullivan
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Dan Sullivan
Republican

An election happened on November 3, 2020 to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Alaska. The two people in the election were Dan Sullivan (Republican Party), Al Gross (independent), and John Wayne Howe (Alaskan Independence Party), was also on the ballot and finished a distant third. Sullivan won the election and stayed as a Senator.

Primary elections happened on August 18, 2020. Nobody ran against Sullivan in the Republican party.

Republican Party primary

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Sullivan (incumbent) 65,257 100.00%
Total votes 65,257 100.00%

Libertarian-Democratic-Independence primary

Democratic-Libertarian-Independence primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Al Gross 50,047 79.87%
Democrat Edgar Blatchford 5,463 8.72%
Alaskan Independence John Howe 4,165 6.65%
Independent Christopher Cumings 2,989 4.77%
Total votes 62,664 100.00%

Results

United States Senate election in Alaska, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Sullivan (incumbent) 191,112 53.90% +5.94%
Independent Al Gross 146,068 41.19% -4.64%
Alaskan Independence John Howe 16,806 4.74% N/A
Write-in 601 0.17% -0.32%
Total votes 354,587 100.0%
Republican hold
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