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Tuesday's primary election marked modest changes to Alaska's Legislature, with two incumbents losing seats. Meanwhile, several other close races will affect the landscape of the November general elections

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With nearly all votes counted, Dan Sullivan emerged the winner Tuesday in the three-way Republican race for U.S. Senate. Now he takes on Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.Dermot Cole,Nathaniel Herz
Moods went up and down among supporters and critics alike Tuesday night, but as the night ended, "no" votes led by a narrow margin in the vote on Ballot Measure 1, the oil-tax referendum that sought to repeal the tax structure known as SB 21.Richard Mauer
Two-term Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, is holding a lead over first-term Rep. Doug Isaacson, also of North Pole, for the House District 3 seat both were redistricted into. In House District 9, stretching from the Richardson Highway all the way to Valdez, incumbent Rep. Eric Feige, facing two tough challengers, was placing third late in the evening.Pat Forgey
Between the a hotly contested GOP U.S. Senate primary and a controversial ballot measure that aims to repeal the state's recently passed oil tax reforms, Alaska voters took part in an election of historic proportions.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaskans will issue a final decision Tuesday on a controversial new oil tax regime, and pick a Republican challenger to Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich.Nathaniel Herz,Alex DeMarban,Richard Mauer
Some involved in the campaign against repeal of Alaska's oil tax cut have made much of assertions that the decline in production has slowed or almost stopped, but ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil executives recently offered contradictory forecasts in testimony to the state.Dermot Cole
Republican U.S. Senate candidates Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell announced late endorsements Sunday and Monday -- Miller from 2012 presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Treadwell from Buzz Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon.Nathaniel Herz
With time running out to sway voters before the primary election, the Anchorage Baptist Temple hosted its regular Candidate Day Sunday morning -- an opportunity for Republican hopefuls for state and federal office to state their case why voters should choose them come Tuesday.Nathaniel Herz

PHOTOS: The 2014 primary election features a three-way race for the GOP nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in November, a number of state house and senate races, and an oil-tax referendum that is among the most contentious in recent memory.

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