Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary

Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary
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Sen. Dan SullivanDaniel Scott SullivanCoordinated federal leadership is needed for recovery of US travel and tourism The Hill's Campaign Report: Democrats break fundraising records in Senate races The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump, Biden hit campaign trail in Florida MORE (Alaska) won the state's GOP Senate primary Tuesday as he seeks a second term.

Sullivan, who ran unopposed in the race, faces a challenge heading into November from Al Gross, an independent who has won the backing of Democrats.

Sullivan won his first Senate term in 2014 after unseating then-Sen. Mark BegichMark Peter BegichAlaska group backing independent candidate appears linked to Democrats Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary Alaska political mess has legislators divided over meeting place MORE (D) by just over 3 points. The Cook Political Report rates the Alaska Senate race as likely Republican.