Poll workers at the Douglas Community Building show the coverings used to keep completed ballots covered and secret which this year are also being used to reduce contact with the ballot itself. The laminated coverings are sanitized after each use, part of the extra health precautions in place for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Poll workers at the Douglas Community Building show the coverings used to keep completed ballots covered and secret which this year are also being used to reduce contact with the ballot itself. The laminated coverings are sanitized after each use, part of the extra health precautions in place for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

State announces certified primary results

One lawmaker has asked for recount.

Official results are in for the state primary elections, Alaska Division of Elections announced on Monday evening.

About 70,000 ballots were cast in the Republican Primary and about 63,500 were cast in the Democratic Primary, according to the official results.

The results show losses for several prominent Republican state lawmakers, including Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage. In at least one instance, a legislator who lost a tight race has said they will seek a recount.

See the full, certified results from every race below.



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