New editions of the State Legislative Tracker and The Policy Tracker available now!

Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search


Alaska's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
August 28, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Don Young Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Don Young Republican Party
Don Young.jpg

Alaska U.S. House Elections
At-Large District

2012 U.S. Senate Elections

Flag of Alaska.png
The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Alaska took place on November 6, 2012. Voters elected one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.

Incumbent Don Young won re-election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 1, 2012
August 28, 2012
November 6, 2012

Primary: Alaska has a mixed primary system, in which parties decide who may vote in their primary election. The Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party and Alaskan Independence Party allow any registered voters. The Alaska Republican Party allows only registered Republicans, nonpartisan or undeclared voters.[2]

Voter registration: Voters were required to register to vote in the primary by July 29. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 7.[3]

See also: Alaska elections, 2012

Incumbent: The incumbent heading into the election was Don Young (R), who was first elected in 1972.

Alaska has a single At-Large Congressional District, which is made up of the entire state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party held the one congressional seat from Alaska.

Members of the U.S. House from Alaska -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1


General election candidates

Democratic Party Sharon Cissna
Republican Party Don YoungGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Jim McDermott
Independent Ted Gianoutsos

August 28, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Independent candidates

District history

Candidate ballot access
Ballot Access Requirements Final.jpg

Find detailed information on ballot access requirements in all 50 states and Washington D.C.
The state of Alaska's at-large Congressional district.


On November 2, 2010, Don Young (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Harry T. Crawford, Jr. in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Alaska General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon Young Incumbent 69.3% 175,384
     Democratic Harry T. Crawford, Jr. 30.7% 77,606
Total Votes 252,990

See also