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Photos: Cheers, greetings and suspense as candidates await election results

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: November 7
  • Published November 6

Waiting for results to roll in Tuesday night, candidates popped into celebrations around Anchorage surrounded by supporters, friends and family.

US Representative Don Young and his wife Anne arrive at Election Central in the Egan Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Young won reelection defeating Alyse Galvin. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Mike Dunleavy greets the crowd at a Republican Party celebration on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Congressional candidate Alyse Galvin gathers her campaign staff, volunteers and supporters together for a group hug to close out her Election Day gathering at 49th State Brewing Company on November 6, 2018. Galvin lost to Don Young. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, left, chats with State Sen. Kevin Meyer at a Republican Party celebration Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. Meyer is running for Lt. Gov. with Mike Dunleavy. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Senator Mia Costello reacts to favorable election results at a republican party celebration Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Don Young walks with his wife Anne at Election Central, Nov. 6, 2018. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Karina Borger, communications director for Senator Lisa Murkowski, takes a photo with a cardboard cutout of President Trump at a Republican Party celebration Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Anchorage assemblywoman Amy Demboski wears a shirt that reads “I shook Don Young’s hand and survived!” at a republican party celebration Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Mike Dunleavy speaks with Alaska Family Council President Jim Minnery at a Republican Party celebration on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Mike Dunleavy speaks to a crowd at a Republican Party celebration on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Sara Rasmussen celebrates early returns on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Congressional candidate Alyse Galvin addresses supporters at her Election Day party at 49th State Brewing Company on November 6, 2018. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Lt. Governor and Governor candidates Debra Call and Mark Begich talk to supporters at Flattop Pizza in Anchorage, AK on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Alaska Governor candidate Mark Begich talks to supporters at Flattop Pizza in Anchorage, AK on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Judy Eledge wears a shirt that says “My governor is taller than your governor,” a reference to Mike Dunleavy, on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Anchorage Alehouse. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
ADN Opinion Editor Tom Hewitt talks at Election Central, Nov. 6, 2018. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Laddie Shaw takes a turn at the microphone with Jeff Landfield at Election Central, Nov. 6, 2018. (Anne Raup / ADN)

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