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United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, 2016

United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, At-large district, 2016

November 8, 2016

 
Party Republican Democratic Libertarian

Incumbent Representative At-large

Don Young
Republican

The 2016 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska will be held on November 8, 2016, to elect the U.S. Representative from Alaska's at-large congressional district, who will represent the state of Alaska in the 114th United States Congress. The election will coincide with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Republican U.S. Representative Don Young is running for re-election to a twenty-third term in office.

Contents

  • Republican primary 1
    • Candidates 1.1
      • Declared 1.1.1
      • Potential 1.1.2
      • Declined 1.1.3
  • Democratic-Libertarian-Independence primary 2
    • Democratic candidates 2.1
      • Potential 2.1.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

  • John Cox, retired naval officer and candidate for the seat in 2010 and 2012 and 2014[1]
  • Paul Hannan, attorney and former commercial fisherman[1]
  • Don Young, incumbent U.S. Representative[2]

Potential

Declined

Democratic-Libertarian-Independence primary

Candidates from the Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party and Alaskan Independence Party appear on the same ballot, with the highest-placed candidate from each party receiving that party's nomination.

Democratic candidates

Potential

References

  1. ^ a b c Herz, Nathaniel (September 20, 2015). "Former Kodiak setnetter launches U.S. House challenge to Alaska's Don Young".  
  2. ^ "Don Young, 81, files to run for re-election". Alaska Pipeline. February 19, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d Pathé, Simone (May 15, 2015). "Murkowski Facing a Primary Puzzle".  
  4. ^ Herz, Nathaniel (May 28, 2015). "Lance Pruitt says he's considering a primary challenge to Rep. Young".  
  5. ^ "Begich unveils consulting firm, will work in aviation and health care". Alaska Dispatch. January 31, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015. }

External links

  • Division of Elections at Alaska Government
  • Alaska U.S. House at OurCampaigns.com
  • United States House of Representatives elections in Alaska, 2016 at Ballotpedia
  • Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org
  • Outside spending at the Sunlight Foundation
Official campaign websites
  • John Cox for Congress
  • Paul Hannan for Congress
  • Don Young for Congress
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