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Three political novices aim to topple Don Young Experienced politicians are avoiding the congressional race. By MARY PEMBERTON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE - Democrats can see the writing on the wall this year: Republican Congressman...
Rep. Young's fund-raising margin almost 4,000 to 1

It would be hard to exaggerate Don Young's commanding position in Alaska's sole congressional race. While the 28-year Republican incumbent and powerful committee chairman has raised about $1.13 million for his campaign...
Former Libertarian exec files for Juneau Assembly

...becomes an Assembly member, she would incorporate the Libertarian belief that smaller government governs best. Her congressional race was in Indiana. "I ran in 2000 for the same reasons I am running today: to help government live within its means...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...voters they will have to make a choice between two ballots in Tuesday¹s election for state House seats and the congressional race. Recently, Alaska has used a blanket primary ballot, which means all candidates, regardless of party, have...
Silly statements

...stands for public office. Sen. Murkowski was raised in the Wrangell-Ketchikan area and several decades ago lost a congressional race to Congressman Nick Begich. Frank will make a great governor and both political parties in Juneau need his support...
Who is Sean Parnell?

...criticized by Democrats during the House primary race for not being more accessible to voters. Parnell bowed out of the Congressional race, which he lost by 304 votes, without seeking a recount; he said he was confident in the process and could not...
Voters like Halcro, but fear wasting vote

...this campaign, and that can be useful for future races. That could be another run for governor or a future even congressional race, he said. "I think Alaska is always going to be in the market for good, young leadership," he said. But for...
Voter ID is a sensible precaution

...Missouri that ended in a one-vote margin of victory included 50 votes cast illegally by citizens of Somalia. A 1996 congressional race in California was almost overturned by hundreds of votes illegally cast by noncitizens. A 1984 grand jury in Brooklyn...
Crawford hoping to unseat Young

...Republican Joe Miller, Democrat Scott McAdams, and possibly Lisa Murkowski, threatens to take attention away from the Congressional race. Crawford said it may actually benefit him by energizing voters, however. "It feels like wind under my wings...
House candidates debate everything from fish to earmarks

...had had to respond. He said a capitalist society is one that is free to compete, drawing comparisons with the congressional race, which enables multiple candidates to compete for one seat. "I think we need to go back to the drawing board...


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