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AK-Gov: Mike Dunleavy wins Republican nomination for Alaska governor

Mike Dunleavy (right) has won the Republican nomination for governor and will face off against Democratic candidate Mark Begich (left) and incumbent Gov. Bill Walker (I) (middle). (Mark Wilson/Getty Images, YouTube screenshots)

The results are in for the Alaska gubernatorial primary election.

Who is the Republican nominee?

The Associated Press called the GOP primary for former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy just past 10:30 p.m.

The other Republican candidate was former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell.

Dunleavy won the nomination with a whopping 61 percent of the vote. Treadwell grabbed 31 percent.

What else?

The unopposed Democratic nominee is former Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.

Incumbent Gov. Bill Walker (I) is also on the ballot for November's general election.

The three men will face off on Nov. 6.

You can read more about the candidates' backgrounds here.

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