Lt. Gov. Craig Campbell, who oversees elections, said this week that ballot counters would debate over ballots on which there are spelling errors before determining whether they should count. Miller attorney Thomas Van Flein suggested that no such debate was needed, because clear standards exist for counting write-ins. He stopped short of saying the campaign would sue over misspelled ballots counted toward Murkowski’s total. But he said the recourse it has is going to court…

Since Election Night on Tuesday, she has sounded supremely confident as she touts the historic campaign she and her supporters waged. The last U.S. Senate candidate to win a write-in bid did so 56 years ago.

“The story of my write-in campaign will be told and retold; it will change the definition of American politics … (a)nd it re-enforces what we all knew: In Alaska, anything is possible when you have a small group of people who are determined to change the world,” she said in an e-mail to supporters.