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Absentee Vote Count Begins in Tight Alaska Race

Election workers will begin tallying more than 30,000 absentee and early-cast ballots in the still-undecided Alaska Senate race.

Tuesday's count comes a week after the election and marks the first wave of absentee ballots to be calculated; those from overseas and military addresses aren't due until Nov. 17.

Alaska Senate Battle Heats Up
"Write-in" Leading Alaska Senate Race

Election officials plan to begin going through tens of thousands of write-in ballots on Wednesday; on Friday, they'll begin addressing thousands of questioned ballots.

Write-ins held the lead over GOP nominee Joe Miller. But it's not clear how many of those were for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who ran as a write-in after losing the primary to Miller.

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