Alaska GOP Backs RINO Challenger

The Alaska Republican Party endorsed GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka on Saturday, breaking from longtime incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska).

The state party confirmed to The Hill that members approved the endorsement in a 58-17 vote.

Tshibaka said in a statement shared by her campaign team that she was “grateful and thrilled to have the strong support of the Alaska Republican Party,” which she said “voted overwhelmingly to endorse” her.

“We all share a unified goal: to promote the principles upon which our country and state were founded,” wrote Tshibaka, who resigned from her role as Alaska Department of Administration commissioner to launch her Senate campaign.

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