Alaska 2016 Election

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Polls in Alaska will be the last to close on election day, but there shouldn’t be much suspense over who will win Alaska’s 3 electoral votes, as Donald Trump is expected to win. The state is solidly Republican and hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1964.

Senator Lisa Murkowski (Republican) is up for re-election and likely to win.

Competitive House of Representative Elections: Representative Don Young (Republican) is up for re-election and likely to win.

Alaska Political Facts

Governor: Bill Walker (Independent) – Current Term: 2014 – 2018
U.S. Representatives: # of Representatives: 1
Electoral Votes: 3

Poll Hours – November 8th, 2016:
  • Polls Open: 7 a.m.
  • Polls Close: 8 p.m.
  • Alaska Voting Information
  • Notes: The precinct in Adak, Alaska will be the last polling place in the United States to remain open on Election Day.[3]

Past Alaska Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 42% Romney 55%
2008 Obama 38% McCain 59%
2004 Kerry 35% Bush 62%
2000 Gore 28% Bush 59%
1996 Clinton 33% Dole 51%
1992 Clinton 30% Bush 40%
1988 Dukakis 36% Bush 60%
1984 Mondale 30% Reagan 67%
1980 Carter 26% Reagan 54%
1976 Carter 36% Ford 58%
1972 McGovern 35% Nixon 58%
1968 Humphrey 43% Nixon 45%
1964 Johnson 66% Goldwater 34%
1960 Kennedy 49% Nixon 51%

Alaska State Facts

Population (2010 census): 710,231
Population Rank By State: 48
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 3.7%
Capital: Juneau
Largest City: Anchorage
State Nickname: The state is commonly called “The Last Frontier” or “Land of the Midnight Sun”