Status of Alaska Senate ballot count 7:00 PM 11/14/10
McAdams, Scott, DEM 57,774 23.43%
Miller, Joe, REP 87,517 35.49%
Write In 98,565 39.98%
Of the 98,565 write in ballots 88,076 have been counted:
Murkowski, Lisa 78,697 89.35% (Undisputed ballots)
Murkowski, Lisa 7,059 8.01% (Disputed but counted)
Murkowski, Lisa 1,740 1.98% (Disputed and not counted)
Remainder are for Joe Miller, other candidates and names, ect.
At this time there remain 10,489 write in ballots to count. There also remain approximately 9,000+ outstanding absentee and question ballots to count and absentee ballots that were postmarked on or before 11/02/10 are accepted through 11/17/10.
The issue of pre-sorted ballots from Ketchikan and batches of ballots from certain precincts that are alleged to have the exact same handwritting remain unresolved.
Updated with link for voter “intent” issues, photos of contested ballots: