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Redistricting forms interesting Legislative races


ANCHORAGE (AP) —Alaska redistricting is going to lead to some interesting Legislative races.

By Friday afternoon, several incumbents in both parties faced primary election challengers, The Anchorage Daily News reported Saturday.

Multiple Republicans will battle in six of the 19 Senate contests. In two districts, Democrats will meet in the primary.

In the House, all 40 posts are up for election this year. Nearly half involve two or more Republicans, with Democrats meeting in five primaries.

Many new candidates are running for office, including some surprises.

Harry Crawford, a former stat...

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