She was beaten by Joe Miller during the primaries, which was a shocking upset that showed the rest of the country that America is growing tired with the way that Washington currently works. The incumbent disdain is growing strong in a multitude of localities.
Still yet, Joe Miller's campaign was met with a ton of controversy and in the end some of the things revealed during the campaign could have cost him critical votes, despite a resonating endorsement from Sarah Palin.
This is, by far, the most shocking election results. If Murkowski wins as a write-in candidate for the Alaska senate race, it will be one of the only times in history something like that has happened.