There was a lot of shouting after Sara Palin lost to Mary Peltola in Alaska but overall Republicans did just fine in what has been a historically Republican State.
It seems to me that the RCV results really demonstrate that RCV is blind to Party affiliation. RCV and other of the Represent US strategies disadvantage Parties and give the advantage to Voters and Candidates who prioritize State and Country over Partisanship.
Check out this article –
Republicans hold majority in Alaska House after benefiting from ranked choice voting