Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan slightly increased his lead over Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, and Gov. Sean Parnell made up a bit of ground on challenger Bill Walker in his bid for a second full term, as Alaska election officials Tuesday continued counting thousands of votes in what promises to be a long process.

Alex DeMarban
As election officials counted thousands of outstanding ballots in Alaska's election Tuesday, the rolling tallies alternately brought good news and bad news to the U.S. Senate campaigns of Dan Sullivan and Mark Begich, as well as gubernatorial candidates Sean Parnell and Bill Walker.Alex DeMarban
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