2016 Alaska House of Representatives election

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Alaska House of Representatives election, 2016

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40 seats from the Alaska House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Chris Tuck Charisse Millett
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 23rd District 25th District
Seats before 16 23
Seats after 17 [Note 1] 21 [Note 1]
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 2
Popular vote 102,277 136,723
Percentage 38.33% 51.24%
Swing Decrease4.66% Increase0.58%

  Third party
 
Party Independent
Seats before 1
Seats after 2 [Note 1]
Seat change Increase 1
Popular vote 16,669
Percentage 6.25%
Swing Increase2.92

Speaker before election

Mike Chenault
Republican

Speaker

Bryce Edgmon
Democratic

The 2016 Alaska House of Representatives election were held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, with the primary election on August 16, 2016. Voters in the 40 districts of the Alaska House of Representatives elected their representatives. The elections coincided with the elections for other offices, including for U.S. President and the state assembly.

Overview[edit]

Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2016
General election — November 8, 2016
Party Votes Percentage Not up Contested Before After +/–
Democratic 102,277 38.33 0 32 16 17 Increase 1
Republican 136,723 51.24 0 31 23 21 Decrease 2
Independent 16,669 6.25% 0 8 1 2 Increase 1
Constitution 4,634 1.74% 0 4 0 0 Steady
Alaskan Independence 730 0.27% 0 1 0 0 Steady
Write-ins 5,791 2.17% 0 40 0 0 Steady

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

Alaska's House district 1 election, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Kawasaki (incumbent) 4,376 90.19%
Write-ins Write-ins 476 9.81%
Total votes 4,852 100%

District 2[edit]

Alaska's House district 2 election, 2016[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Thompson (incumbent) 3,268 73.22%
Democratic Truno Holdaway 1,153 25.83%
Write-ins Write-ins 42 0.94%
Total votes 4,463 100%

District 3[edit]

Alaska's House district 3 election, 2016[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tammie Wilson (incumbent) 4,291 60.32%
Democratic Christina M. Sinclair 537 7.55%
Independent Jeanne Olson 2,270 31.91%
Write-ins Write-ins 16 0.22%
Total votes 7,114 100%

District 4[edit]

Alaska's House district 4 election, 2016[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Guttenberg (incumbent) 6,078 91.47%
Write-ins Write-ins 567 8.53%
Total votes 6,645 100%

District 5[edit]

Alaska's House district 5 election, 2016[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Wool (incumbent) 3,812 52.77%
Republican Aaron Lojewski 3,384 46.84%
Write-ins Write-ins 28 0.39%
Total votes 7,224 100%

District 6[edit]

Alaska's House district 6 election, 2016[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Talerico (incumbent) 5,126 68.37%
Democratic Jason T. Land 2,327 31.04%
Write-ins Write-ins 44 0.59%
Total votes 7,497 100%

District 7[edit]

Alaska's House district 7 election, 2016[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Colleen Sullivan-Leonard 5,293 76.42%
Democratic Sherie A. Olson 1,573 22.71%
Write-ins Write-ins 60 0.87%
Total votes 6,926 100%

District 8[edit]

Alaska's House district 8 election, 2016[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Neuman (incumbent) 5,753 81.36%
Democratic Gregory I. Jones 1,268 17.93%
Write-ins Write-ins 50 0.71%
Total votes 7,071 100%

District 9[edit]

Alaska's House district 9 election, 2016[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Rauscher 4,758 61.09%
Constitution Pamela Goode 2,816 36.15%
Write-ins Write-ins 215 2.76%
Total votes 7,789 100%

District 10[edit]

Alaska's House district 10 election, 2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Eastman 5,901 73.98%
Democratic Patricia Faye-Brazel 2,021 25.34%
Write-ins Write-ins 54 0.68%
Total votes 7,976 100%

District 11[edit]

Alaska's House district 11 election, 2016[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Delena Johnson 5,752 67.94%
Independent Bert Verrall 2,681 31.67%
Write-ins Write-ins 33 0.39%
Total votes 8,466 100%

District 12[edit]

Alaska's House district 12 election, 2016[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cathy Tilton (incumbent) 5,597 64.83%
Democratic Gretchen L. Wehmhoff 2,061 23.87%
Constitution Karen Perry 949 10.99%
Write-ins Write-ins 26 0.30%
Total votes 8,633 100%

District 13[edit]

Alaska's House district 13 election, 2016[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Saddler (incumbent) 4,417 94.32%
Write-ins Write-ins 266 5.68%
Total votes 4,683 100%

District 14[edit]

Alaska's House district 14 election, 2016[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lora Reinbold (incumbent) 5,733 59.36%
Independent Joe Hackenmueller 3,882 40.19%
Write-ins Write-ins 43 0.45%
Total votes 9,658 100%

District 15[edit]

Alaska's House district 15 election, 2016[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gabrielle LeDoux (incumbent) 2,834 67.54%
Democratic Patrick M. McCormack 1,344 32.03%
Write-ins Write-ins 18 0.43%
Total votes 4,196 100%

District 16[edit]

Alaska's House district 16 election, 2016[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ivy Spohnholz (incumbent) 3,367 51.51%
Republican Don Hadley 2,740 41.92%
Independent Ian Sharrock 410 6.27%
Write-ins Write-ins 19 0.29%
Total votes 6,536 100%

District 17[edit]

Alaska's House district 17 election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrew L. Josephson (incumbent) 4,238 92.80%
Write-ins Write-ins 329 7.20%
Total votes 4,567 100%

District 18[edit]

Alaska's House district 18 election, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harriet A. Drummond (incumbent) 3,490 55.51%
Republican Michael W. Gordon 2,760 43.90%
Write-ins Write-ins 37 0.59%
Total votes 6,287 100%

District 19[edit]

Alaska's House district 19 election, 2016[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Geran Tarr (incumbent) 3,201 93.98%
Write-ins Write-ins 205 6.02%
Total votes 3,406 100%

District 20[edit]

Alaska's House district 20 election, 2016[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Les S. Gara (incumbent) 4,730 93.04%
Write-ins Write-ins 354 6.96%
Total votes 5,084 100%

District 21[edit]

Alaska's House district 21 election, 2016[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matt Claman (incumbent) 4,145 52.15%
Republican Marilyn Stewart 3,767 47.40%
Write-ins Write-ins 36 0.45%
Total votes 7,948 100%

District 22[edit]

Alaska's House district 22 election, 2016[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Jason Grenn 3,561 46.33%
Republican Liz Vazquez (incumbent) 3,375 43.91%
Alaskan Independence Dustin Darden 730 9.50%
Write-ins Write-ins 20 0.26%
Total votes 7,686 100%

District 23[edit]

Alaska's House district 23 election, 2016[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris S. Tuck (incumbent) 3,443 56.05%
Republican Timothy R. Hui 2,672 43.50%
Write-ins Write-ins 28 0.46%
Total votes 6,143 100%

District 24[edit]

Alaska's House district 24 election, 2016[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Kopp 5,019 58.55%
Democratic Sue Levi 3,518 41.04%
Write-ins Write-ins 35 0.41%
Total votes 8,572 100%

District 25[edit]

Alaska's House district 25 election, 2016[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charisse E. Millett (incumbent) 3,685 50.41%
Democratic Pat Higgins 3,592 49.14%
Write-ins Write-ins 33 0.45%
Total votes 7,310 100%

District 26[edit]

Alaska's House district 26 election, 2016[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chris Birch 5,141 63.86%
Democratic David Gillespie 2,873 35.69%
Write-ins Write-ins 37 0.46%
Total votes 8,051 100%

District 27[edit]

Alaska's House district 27 election, 2016[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lance Pruitt (incumbent) 4,086 50.77%
Democratic Harry Crawford Jr. 3,929 48.82%
Write-ins Write-ins 33 0.41%
Total votes 8,051 100%

District 28[edit]

Alaska's House district 28 election, 2016[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jennifer B. Johnston 5,903 55.94%
Democratic Shirley A. Cote 4,606 43.65%
Write-ins Write-ins 44 0.42%
Total votes 10,553 100%

District 29[edit]

Alaska's House district 29 election, 2016[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jennifer B. Johnston 6,580 91.64%
Write-ins Write-ins 600 8.36%
Total votes 7,180 100%

District 30[edit]

Alaska's House district 30 election, 2016[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary A. Knopp 5,346 65.29%
Democratic Shauna Thornton 1,868 22.81%
Constitution J.R. Myers 473 5.78%
Independent Daniel Lynch 473 5.78%
Write-ins Write-ins 28 0.34%
Total votes 8,188 100%

District 31[edit]

Alaska's House district 31 election, 2016[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Seaton (incumbent) 7,556 95.60%
Write-ins Write-ins 348 4.40%
Total votes 7,904 100%

District 32[edit]

Alaska's House district 32 election, 2016[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Louise Stutes (incumbent) 2,981 43.20%
Independent Duncan Fields 2,777 40.24%
Democratic Party (United States) Brent L. Watkins 1,128 16.35%
Write-ins Write-ins 15 0.22%
Total votes 6,901 100%

District 33[edit]

Alaska's House district 33 election, 2016[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Kito III (incumbent) 7,576 95.67%
Write-ins Write-ins 343 4.33%
Total votes 7,919 100%

District 34[edit]

Alaska's House district 34 election, 2016[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Justin Parish 4,527 50.85%
Republican Cathy Muñoz (incumbent) 4,332 48.66%
Write-ins Write-ins 43 0.48%
Total votes 8,902 100%

District 35[edit]

Alaska's House district 35 election, 2016[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jonathan S. Kreiss-Tomkins (incumbent) 5,068 59.01%
Republican Sheila Finkenbinder 3,486 40.59%
Write-ins Write-ins 34 0.40%
Total votes 8,588 100%

District 36[edit]

Alaska's House district 36 election, 2016[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Daniel Ortiz (incumbent) 4,109 52.43%
Republican Robert W. Siversten 3,319 42.35%
Constitution Kenneth Shaw 396 5.05%
Write-ins Write-ins 13 0.17%
Total votes 7,837 100%

District 37[edit]

Alaska's House district 37 election, 2016[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bryce E. Edgmon (incumbent) 2,724 58.76%
Republican William W. Weatherby 1,868 40.29%
Write-ins Write-ins 44 0.95%
Total votes 4,636 100%

District 38[edit]

Alaska's House district 38 election, 2016[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zach Fansler 4,134 95.63%
Write-ins Write-ins 189 4.37%
Total votes 4,323 100%

District 39[edit]

Alaska's House district 39 election, 2016[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Neal Winston Foster (incumbent) 4,661 96.80%
Write-ins Write-ins 154 3.20%
Total votes 4,815 100%

District 40[edit]

Alaska's House district 40 election, 2016[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dean Westlake 2,984 78.20%
Write-ins Write-ins 832 21.80%
Total votes 3,816 100%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 3 Republicans and 2 independents caucus with Democrats.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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