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Republican Sweeney Plans to Withdraw From Alaska House Race
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Republican Sweeney Plans to Withdraw From Alaska House Race

By BECKY BOHRER, Associated PressJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. House candidate Tara Sweeney said Tuesday she plans to end her campaign, saying she does not see a path to victory or to raise the resources needed to be successful in the November general election.Sweeney was positioned in fourth place after last week's U.S. House primary as elections officials continued to count ballots. But she was far behind the top finishers, Democrat Mary Peltola and Republicans Sarah Palin and Nick Begich, who were already poised to advance to the November general election.An elections process approved by voters in 2020 calls for the top four vote-getters in a primary to advance to the general election, in which ranked choice voting will be used.Tiffany Montemayor, a spokesperson with t...