Nov 17, 2010 — Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, defeated for renomination in the August Republican primary, has won another term via a write-in — defeating the Tea Party and Sarah Palin in the process.
Nov 13, 2010 — Alaska's Murkowski-Miller Senate race suggested most Alaskans have good handwriting. The ability of Sen. Murkowski's supporters to clearly write her name meant more than 90 percent of her ballots went unchallenged. She appeared to be the winner.
Nov 12, 2010 — Even as Joe Miller's supporters challenge ballots, Murkowski racks up most of the write in votes.
Nov 10, 2010 — The judge said Miller didn't prove he would suffer irreparable harm if the vote count continued. Meanwhile, of the portion of the more than 92,000 ballots counted so far, 89 percent were for Murkowski.
Nov 10, 2010 — Miller has filed a federal suit to exclude ballots on which Murkowski's name is misspelled. But he's fighting an uphill battle since federal courts tend to defer to state officials in the running of elections.
Nov 2, 2010 — A volunteer for Sen. Lisa Murkowski sure looks awfully familiar. The AP says it's not Sarah Palin but a woman named Jan Cox.
Oct 29, 2010 — Pro-Joe Miller voters registered to have their names placed on the official write-in list, hoping the ensuing chaos would hurt Sen. Lisa Murkowski who is running a write-in candidacy because Miller's win in the GOP primary knocked her off the ballot.
Oct 28, 2010 — The decision reversed a lower court which banned lists of the names of write-in candidates from being distributed at polling places. The high court said such lists can be distributed but must not contain the candidates' party affiliation.
Oct 27, 2010 — An Alaska judge's ruling was bad news for Lisa Murkowski's write-in candidacy. The judge said state officials hadn't provided similar help in the past and thus couldn't this time either.
Oct 27, 2010 — New details explain why Joe Miller was punished in his time as a local government lawyer. He misused his co-workers' computers for political purposes, then repeatedly lied about it after he was confronted. The admissions are embarrassing and costly.