2016 Alaska Senate election

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10 seats in the Alaska Senate
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader John Coghill Berta Gardner
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since January 15, 2013 January 17, 2015
Leader's seat District O District I
Seats before 14 6
Seats after 14 6
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 80,123 36,138
Percentage 59.96% 27.05%

President pro tempore before election

Peter Micciche
Republican

President pro tempore-designate

Peter Micciche
Republican

The 2016 Alaska Senate election were held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, with the primary election on August 16, 2016. Voters in the 10 districts of the Alaska Senate elected their representatives. The elections coincided with the elections for other offices, including for U.S. President and the state assembly.

Overview

2016 Alaska Senate election
General election — November 8, 2016
Party Votes Percentage Not up Contested Before After +/–
Republican 80,123 59.96% 7 7 14 14 Steady
Democratic 36,138 27.05% 3 3 6 6 Steady
Independent 14,610 10.93% 0 3 0 0 Steady
Write-ins 2,749 2.05% 0 10 0 0 Steady

Results

District B

2016 Alaska Senate district B election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Coghill (incumbent) 8,429 52.96%
Democratic Luke Hopkins 7,336 46.09%
Write-ins Write-ins 151 0.95%
Total votes 15,916 100%

District D

2016 Alaska Senate district D election[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David S. Wilson 11,689 96.44%
Write-ins Write-ins 431 3.56%
Total votes 12,120 100%

District F

2016 Alaska Senate district F election[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Hughes 12,284 71.73%
Independent Tim Hale 4,750 27.74%
Write-ins Write-ins 92 0.54%
Total votes 17,126 100%

District H

2016 Alaska Senate district H election[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Wielechowski (incumbent) 6,125 56.56%
Republican Kevin D. Kastner 4,674 43.16%
Write-ins Write-ins 30 0.28%
Total votes 10,829 100%

District J

2016 Alaska Senate district J election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Begich (incumbent) 8,103 93.49%
Write-ins Write-ins 564 6.51%
Total votes 8,667 100%

District L

2016 Alaska Senate district L election[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Natasha A. Von Imhof 7,645 51.81%
Democratic Forrest J. McDonald 5,971 40.46%
Independent Tom Johnson 1,088 7.37%
Write-ins Write-ins 53 0.36%
Total votes 14,757 100%

District N

2016 Alaska Senate district N election[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Catherine A. Giessel (incumbent) 9,570 51.90%
Independent Vince Beltrami 8,772 47.57%
Write-ins Write-ins 98 0.53%
Total votes 18,440 100%

District P

2016 Alaska Senate district P election[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Stevens (incumbent) 12,950 96.40%
Write-ins Write-ins 484 3.60%
Total votes 13,434 100%

District R

2016 Alaska Senate district R election[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bert K. Stedman (incumbent) 12,882 95.73%
Write-ins Write-ins 574 4.27%
Total votes 13,456 100%

District T

2016 Alaska Senate district T election[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donald C. Olson (incumbent) 8,603 96.94%
Write-ins Write-ins 272 3.06%
Total votes 8,875 100%

References

  1. ^ "Alaska Election Summary" (PDF).
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  6. ^ "Alaska Election Summary" (PDF).
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  8. ^ "Alaska Election Summary" (PDF).
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  10. ^ "Alaska Election Summary" (PDF).