Alaska's At-large congressional district

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Alaska's At-large congressional district comprises the entire state of Alaska. This Congressional district has the largest area and lowest population density of any district in the nation. It has been represented by Republican Don Young since 1973.

Representatives

Election results

Year Candidate Party Votes %
1958 (86th Congress) Ralph Julian Rivers D 27,948 57.5
Henry A. Benson R 20,699 42.5
1960 (87th Congress) Ralph Julian Rivers D 33,546 56.8
R.L. (Ron) Rettig R 25,517 43.2
1962 (88th Congress) Ralph Julian Rivers D 33,953 56.0
Lowell Thomas Jr. R 26,638 44.0
1964 (89th Congress) Ralph Julian Rivers D 34,590 51.5
Lowell Thomas Jr. R 32,556 48.5
1966 (90th Congress) Howard Wallace Pollock R 34,040 51.6
Ralph Julian Rivers D 31,867 48.4
1968 (91st Congress) Howard Wallace Pollock R 43,577 54.2
Nick Begich D 36,785 45.8
1970 (92nd Congress) Nick Begich D 44,137 55.1
Frank Murkowski R 35,947 44.9
1972 (93rd Congress) Nick Begich[1] D 53,651 56.2
Don Young R 41,750 43.8
March 6, 1973 (93rd Congress)
Special election
Donald E. Young R 35,044 51.4
Emil Notti D 33,123 48.6
1974 (94th Congress) Donald E. Young R 51,641 53.8
William L. Hensley D 44,280 46.2
1976 (95th Congress) Donald E. Young R 83,722 70.8
Eben Hopson D 34,194 28.9
Write-in 292 0.2
1978 (96th Congress) Donald E. Young R 68,811 55.4
Patrick Rodey D 55,176 44.4
Write-in 200 0.2
1980 (97th Congress) Donald E. Young R 114,089 73.8
Kevin "Pat" Parnell D 39,922 25.8
Write-in 607 0.4
1982 (98th Congress) Donald E. Young R 128,274 70.8
Dave Carlson D 52,011 28.7
Write-in 799 0.4
1984 (99th Congress) Donald E. Young R 113,582 55.0
Pegge Begich D 86,052 41.7
Betty Breck I 6,508 3.2
Write-in 295 0.1
1986 (100th Congress) Donald E. Young R 101,799 56.5
Pegge Begich D 74,053 41.1
Betty (Belle Blue) Breck L 4,182 2.3
Write-in 243 0.1
1988 (101st Congress) Donald E. Young R 120,595 62.5
Peter Gruenstein D 71,881 37.3
Write-in 479 0.2
1990 (102nd Congress) Donald E. Young R 99,003 51.7
Peter Gruenstein D 91,677 47.8
Write-in 967 0.5
1992 (103rd Congress) Donald E. Young R 111,849 46.8
John Devens D 102,378 42.8
Michael States AL I 15,049 6.3
Mike Milligan G 9,529 4.0
Write-in 311 0.1
1994 (104th Congress) Donald E. Young R 118,537 56.9
Tony Smith D 68,172 32.7
Jonni Whitmore G 21,277 10.2
Write-in 254 0.1
1996 (105th Congress) Donald E. Young R 138,834 59.4
Georgianna "Georg" Lincoln D 85,114 36.4
William J. Nemec II AL I 5,017 2.1
John J. G. "Jonny" Grames G 4,513 1.9
Write-in 222 0.1
1998 (106th Congress) Donald E. Young R 139,676 62.6
Jim Duncan D 77,232 34.6
John J.G. "Johnny" Grames G 5,923 2.7
Write-in 469 0.2
2000 (107th Congress) Donald E. Young R 190,862 69.6
Clifford Mark Greene D 45,372 16.5
Anna C. Young G 22,440 8.2
Jim Dore AL I 10,085 3.7
Leonard J. "Len" Karpinski L 4,802 1.8
Write-in 832 0.3
2002 (108th Congress) Donald E. Young R 169,685 74.5
Clifford Greene D 39,957 17.5
Russell deForest G 14,435 6.3
Rob Clift L 3,797 1.7
Write-in 451 0.2
2004 (109th Congress) Donald E. Young R 213,216 71.1
Thomas M. Higgins D 67,074 22.4
Timothy A. Feller G 11,434 3.8
Alvin A. Anders L 7,157 2.4
Write-in 1,115 0.4
2006 (110th Congress) Donald E. Young R 132,743 56.6
Diane E. Benson D 93,879 40.0
Alexander Crawford L 4,029 1.7
Eva L. Ince G 1,819 0.8
William Ratigan I 1,615 0.7
Write-in 560 0.2

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Notes

  1. Begich had been killed in an airplane crash on October 16, 1972; it was too late to remove his name from the ballot paper.