State of Alaska - Division of Elections
|2008 Alaska Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Presidential Caucuses: 2/5/08, Primary Filing Deadline: 6/2/08, Withdrawal Deadline: 7/9/08, Presidential Filing Deadline: 8/6/08, Primary: 8/26/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/26/08, General Election 11/4/08,
Last Updated: August 27, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
|President, 61.1% in '04 for Bush, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
|U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 74.38%,
U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 25.37%, uncommitted 0.25,
|ex-Gov. W. Mitt Romney (R-MA) 44.11%,
ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 21.93%, U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 16.82%, U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 15.5%, uncommitted 1.61%,
|Minister Charles O. "Chuck" Baldwin (Ind-FL),|
|ex-U.S. Rep. Robert L. "Bob" Barr (L-GA),|
|consumer activist Ralph Nader (I-CT),|
|Senator, 78.2% in '02, 4th term, might retire, Polls, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democrat, Chris Cillizza: 5th Likely Seats to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democrat, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Robert Novak: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Advantage Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican, National Journal's Rankings: 9th Most Likely to Switch Parties,
|Mayor Mark Begich (D) 90.8%,
ex-St. Rep. / '98 independent Gov. candidate Ray Metcalfe (D) 7.8%, Frank J. Vondersaar (D) 1.4%,
|Theodore F. "Ted" Stevens (R) 63.5%,
'96 candidate / real estate developer David W. "Dave" Cuddy (R) 26.9%, Vic Vickers (R) 5.8%, Michael D. Corey (R) 1.4%, Roderic H. "Rick" Sikma (R) 1.1%, Rich M. Wanda (R) 0.7%, '96 Gov. candidate / minister / carpenter Gerald L. "Jerry" Heikes (R) 0.6%,
|'90 GOP candidate / teacher Robert "Bob" Bird (Ind),|
|realtor Fredrick D. "David" Haase (L),|
|Veterans Party candidate Ted Gianoutsos (I), |
|Paul "Will Free" Kendall (I), |
|Lance R. Merrick (I), |
|At-Large Congressional District, 56.6% in '06, 18th term, might retire, Polls, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up / Tilt Republican,
|St. Rep. Ethan Berkowitz (D) 58.4%,
'02 Green Party Gov. nominee / '06 nominee Diane E. Benson (D) 41.6%,
|Donald E. "Don" Young (R) 45.5%,
Lt. Gov. Sean R. Parnell (R) 45.2%, St. Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux (R) 9.3%,
|retired bush pilot / '02 & '06 gubernatorial nominee Donald R. "Don" Wright (Ind), ||Frank D. Frost†(I),
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Alaska Political Parties: