“I think the chances are pretty high that she’s going to mount a write-in campaign,” said Halcro, who supports Murkowski’s efforts to stay in the race and has even commissioned a poll recently on her behalf…

One of Murkowski’s greatest challenges if she pursues a write-in campaign is voter education – particularly ensuring voters can spell her name. But the senator still has more than $1 million in the bank following the primary campaign to help that effort…

“I think it’s a big climb for anybody who does a write-in campaign,” Halcro said, speaking of the campaign as all but a done deal. “I think this is going to be a different campaign. This is truly going to be a campaign that Alaskans have not seen.”