Friday, August 27, 2010
Alaska's GOP Civil War Lisa Murkowski may not give up without a fight:
Alaska's GOP Civil War
Lisa Murkowski may not give up without a fight: The Daily Beast's Shushannah Walshe has learned that former Republican Alaska state legislator and vocal Sarah Palin-critic Andrew Halcro is commissioning a poll to gauge Murkowski's chances if she runs for Senate as third-party Libertarian candidate against Palin-endorsed Joe Miller. GOP pollster David Dittman will conduct the poll this weekend. "I think [Murkowski's] got to get out there because I think in a wider open field with a weak Democratic candidate and the other choice being Joe [Miller] on the extreme, I think Lisa has a shot and she has money in the bank and she has name-recognition," Halcro said. When asked about the survey, Joe Miller wrote in an email, "There already was a poll. It's called a primary." While ballots from Tuesday's race are still being counted, Miller maintains the lead.
Read it at The Daily Beast runlisarun