Watch our election night coverage

Alaska Public Media broadcasted two hours of live election coverage on election night, Nov. 8, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Host Lori Townsend talked with journalists from across Alaska. They broke down the races and the initial results, and discussed the months of campaigning that led up to Election Day. They also took calls. You can watch a recording of the program at the YouTube link above.


Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media news director


Andrew Kitchenman, editor-in-chief, Alaska Beacon

Liz Ruskin, DC correspondent, Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman, elections engagement editor, Alaska Public Media

Kavitha George, statewide affairs reporter, Alaska Public Media

Wesley Early, Anchorage reporter, Alaska Public Media

Other reporters from around Alaska


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 9 p.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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