Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)


Biography
Political Highlights: Anchorage district attorney, 1987-89; Alaska House, 1999-2002; U.S. Senate, 2002-present
Born: May 22, 1957; Ketchikan, Alaska
Residence: Girdwood
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Verne Martell; two children
Education: Willamette U., attended 1975-77; Georgetown U., B.A. 1980; Willamette U., J.D. 1985
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (2nd full term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment - Ranking Member; Military Construction-VA); Energy & Natural Resources; Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Primary Health & Aging); Indian Affairs

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalLisa Murkowski (WRI) 101,09139.3
Joe Miller (R) 90,83935.3
Scott McAdams (D) 60,04523.3
Frederick Haase (LIBERT) 1,4590.6
Tim Carter (UNA) 9270.4
Ted Gianoutsos (UNA) 4580.2
2004generalLisa Murkowski (R) 149,77348.6
Tony Knowles (D) 140,42445.6
Marc Millican (NON) 8,8852.9
Jerry Sanders (AKI) 3,7851.2
Jim Sykes (GREEN) 3,0531.0
Scott Kohlhaas (LIBERT) 1,2400.4
Ted Gianoutsos (NON) 7320.2
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: AK-B)
 
Tilts Republican


See Also:

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21st

Alaska is 21st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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Twitter Followers (@lisamurkowski)

Sen. Lisa Murkowski has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.