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Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska)

  • District: Alaska -- At Large
  • Residence: Fort Yukon
  • Born: June 9, 1933; Meridian, Calif.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Widowed; two children
  • Education: Yuba Junior College, A.A. 1952; Chico State College, B.A. 1958
  • Military Service: Army 1955-57
  • Political Highlights: Fort Yukon City Council, 1960-64; mayor of Fort Yukon, 1964-68; Alaska House, 1967-70; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1972; Alaska Senate, 1971-73; U.S. House, 1973-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1973 (20th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs - Chairman; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: Alaska -- At Large

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Don Young (R) 185,296 63.9%
Sharon Cissna (D) 82,927 28.6%
Jim McDermott (LIBERT) 15,028 5.2%
Ted Gianoutsos (WRI) 5,589 1.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 55%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 60%

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