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Young holds cash edge in US House race

...Forrest Dunbar, brought in $36,500, all in individual contributions. He had about $31,000 available but still owed $6,000 to the state Democratic party.Frequent candidate Frank Vondersaar, a Democrat, reported $100 on hand.
Dems gear up for convention in Nome

...S. House seat held since 1973 by Republican Rep. Don Young, who is seeking re-election. Perennial candidate Frank Vondersaar is also seeking the Democratic nod.The convention also features a "strategic communications workshop" with the...
5 Democrats seek Alaska's seat in US House

...who garnered national attention last year for refusing an airport pat-down; Debra Chesnut; Doug Urquidi and Frank Vondersaar.Moore and Chesnut have raised the most, according to campaign finance reports, about $37,600 and $15,700...
Rep. Don Young wins GOP primary for US House seat

...the first from their party to hold the office since 1973.The other Democrats in the race were Doug Urquidi and Frank Vondersaar. All struggled to raise funds and get traction for their campaigns.Cissna was the best known among them, mainly...
Election provides voters preview of legislative races

...Libertarian: Al Anders. Green: Diane Benson. U.S. Senate Republican: Ted Stevens, Mike Aubrey. Democrat: Frank Vondersaar, Theresa Obermeyer. Alaskan Independence: Jim Dore. Green: James Sykes, Thomas Higgins. Libertarian: Len...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...running unopposed in the Republican primary election. Two Democratic challengers for Young's seat, Diane Benson and Frank Vondersaar, reported just a fraction of the cash of the incumbent. Benson had $4,133 in cash at the beginning of July and...
Democrats allege Stevens conspiracy

...November's general election say the state's senior U.S. senator is out to get them. In his campaign material, Frank Vondersaar of Homer calls himself "a political prisoner of Stevens and his criminal co-conspirators" since 1986. Theresa...
Three Dems to run in primary for U.S. House

...disillusionment with what they consider to be incumbent Republican Don Young's support for the U.S. Patriot Act. Frank Vondersaar, 53, of Homer and Thomas Higgins, 39, of Anchorage ran against Republican Ted Stevens for U.S. Senate in 2002...
Election results

...Kay Rollison 1,806 U.S. REPRESENTATIVE Democrats Diane Benson 14,805 Todd Hyde 1,664 Ray Metcalfe 12,988 Frank Vondersaar 1,414 Libertarians Alexander Crawford 2,180 Sol Gerstenfeld 505
Benson leads Dems in House election

...nearly 41 percent. Ray Metcalfe of Anchorage followed with 12,988 votes, almost 36 percent. Todd Hyde and Frank Vondersaar trailed with less than 5 percent each. The winner will face the incumbent, Republican Don Young, in the November...


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