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2022 Alaska Senate Election

News coverage of the Alaska Senate election. Lisa Murkowski has been the Senator from Alaska since 2002. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Alaska election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

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Republican Candidate
Lisa Murkowski Polls: 44% Sample: 6,563Percentage of News: 100%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Center: 91%
91% of the news @lisamurkowski interacts with on Twitter is Centrist

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Lisa Murkowski

Latest 2022 Alaska Senate Election News

US & Canada · Washington

Murkowski vows to work on legislation in response to abortion ruling

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Murkowski supports women's reproductive freedoms, including the right to an abortion up to fetal viability, which was established by Roe v. Wade.See the Story
US & Canada · Juneau

Murkowski says she may lose to ‘rubber-stamp Republican’

Coverage: 2 sources
Establishment Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) on Thursday admitted she may lose her primary bid to Donald Trump-endorsed candidate Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski told the New York Times that Alaskans want to go with an absolute, down-the-line, always, 100-percent, never-question, rubber-stamp Republican.See the Story
Gun Violence · Washington

Murkowski to David Hogg: ‘We owe some steps here’ on gun violence

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) told Parkland shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg that Congress needs to take steps on gun violence as senators work to reach a bipartisan deal on gun legislation. See the Story

GOP Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, who support abortion rights, dismayed by draft opinion on Roe V. Wade

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Collins said that Kavanaugh told her that Roe v. Wade was a settled law. Murkowski also seemed surprised by the draft telling reporters that the soon-to-be overturned Roe decision was not the direction that she believed the court would take.See the Story
Politics · Alaska

Dirt Bag McConnell's Leadership PAC Announces It Will Spend $7 million in Ads to Support Nasty RINO Murkowski in Alaska - Freedom Rock Radio

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Dirty Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is going to spend $7 million on Lisa Murkowski from Alaska. Murkowski has voted for every anti-American bill possible while in the Senate. McConnell does not stand with the Republican Party, the Trump-Republican base (the largest base in US history), or America.See the Story
Sarah Palin · Alaska

Analysis | Palin not the sole reason Alaska is so politically interesting this year

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Trump is trying to boost Palin and take out Lisa Murkowski — plus there's ranked-choice voting in the mix.See the Story
Abortion · Alaska

Alaska primary pits Trumpism against GOP abortion rights campaign

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska introduced legislation to protect abortion rights even before the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.See the Story
Lisa Murkowski

Lower 48 & D.C. Elites are funding Lisa Murkowski’s campaign

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
As Alaskans, we are keenly aware of the condescension shown to us by the Lower 48, mostly from those who have never even visited our amazing state. It’s a common theme used by politicians who want to sound Alaskan, even though their actions sometimes do not match up with their words.See the Story
Lisa Murkowski · Alaska

Kelly Tshibaka Hits Lisa Murkowski over Gun Control Bill Vote

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Kelly Tshibaka, a Republican candidate for Senate in Alaska, blasted Lisa Murkowski over her vote in favor of the gun control bill.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Hogan to headline fundraiser for Murkowski in DC

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) is set to headline a fundraiser for Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday in his latest effort to boost Republicans who have come under fire…See the Story
Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi stands by anti-abortion Democrat as Roe legislation fails

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Pelosi also explains why Democrats won’t take up Republican Senators Susan Collins’ and Lisa Murkowski’s legislationSee the Story
Lisa Murkowski · Alaska

Murkowski Reiterates Strong Support for Codification of Roe v. Wade | U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Murkowski: I support reasonable limits on abortion services related to maternal health. I oppose late-term abortion, as long as there are clear and workable exceptions in the case of rape, incest or when a woman's life is threatened. I also oppose the use of taxpayer dollars to pay for abortions, and oppose any requirement for individuals to provide these services against their religious beliefs.See the Story
Chuck Schumer

Joe Manchin undecided, Lisa Murkowski says she won't back codifying Roe

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"This week's vote is not an abstract exercise; this is as real and as high stakes as it gets," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Alaska Senate Election?

2022 Alaska Senate Election often has a balanced coverage.
Left: 32%
Center: 34%
Right: 27%

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