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Dan Springer joining us live are you in Anchorage Alaska look at how important is that it.
-- -- I am in Anchorage it's -- hi Laura -- what 6:20 in the morning here yeah never too early to get up and talk to you right volatile they are we are expecting a great day here a very interesting day he.
Yeah no problem we're worried we're waiting for the count we've got about 25000.
Votes left to be counted in the Murkowski Miller -- republic in.
Primary here in in in in Alaska and we're expecting about 151000 -- to be added account today so hopefully a lot closer to knowing who won this primary but.
I tell you its interest -- because we've got allegations of vote tampering we've got one side accusing the other of sending.
An agent in in trying to get inside the elections computer and change the results of the election and this is just the Republican primary.
So wait for the general election's going to be quite interesting.
-- for people who haven't been following the races you have up there.
What what are things that people should know about these two candidates and.
Well yes the first he had to know is that -- -- this guy who came out of nowhere there was a poll was done in early July by a I've been more hidden and we've been -- -- -- -- several years was a credible pollster.
He found that 54%.
-- -- Lastings didn't even know who this guy was and this was just about a month and a half ago so.
He has come on and nowhere.
He is you've backed by the Tea Party backed by Sarah Palin the Tea Party express which is a national group for the ball 400000 members.
All the rule -- 500000.
Dollars into this race and they raised his national his profile here in Alaska to the point.
Where he now has a 16168.
Over Lisa Murkowski the sitting US senator also the daughter of the former governor of Alaska and the former US senator here so she's got a lot of name recognition.
Everybody knows who she is.
-- was too happy with her because the way she got the job it was clearly nepotism when Frank Murkowski appointed her to fill his seat.
When he took over as governor so she has some baggage but she clearly had the advantage going in.
The political world was shocked when -- Miller took that 16100 vote lead.
But again it's not over because we -- -- 25000.
Absentee ballots that have to be counted and they expect about 151000 of them.
To be added an account -- so we should get a lot pulls release later on today to knowing who won this.
Primary all right and -- your schedule gets -- Fox News Channel so we can watch you.
-- -- -- -- coming up at about six minutes oh dear I think we have to unplug that I have one quick question.
Before you go -- just read -- on our foxnews.com.
What are people there -- -- about Bristol Palin going on Dancing With The Stars.
All you know a lot of stock he Laura I've been so busy and as a deliberate -- could raise that not -- one person not want to.
Person -- About Bristol Palin all you know what.
-- some might salty I'll have at least some idea -- people here think about article again if it's in with the start I know I -- threaten the whole story on foxnews.com Dan Springer we love you thank you so much for getting up early and joining us here strategy room have a great day.
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