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Alaska primary race got 7 applications from dead people


August 26, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven people who are considered dead by the state of Alaska asked for absentee ballots for a hotly contested state House race in last week's primary election. Two others told election officials they didn't vote, even though state had absentee ballots in their names.

The seven applications requesting ballots in the names of dead people were rejected, and no ballots were sent out.

Those were among the irregularities involving House District 15 in Anchorage, where three votes separate the two candidates.

Aaron Weaver holds a narrow lead over fellow Republican Rep. Ga...

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