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|U.S. House, Rhode Island, District 1|
|High school||Classical High school|
|Bachelor's||Northeastern University & the University of Rhode Island|
|Place of birth||Providence, Rhode Island|
Christopher Young was born in Providence, Rhode Island, attended Classical High school and graduated in 1986. He then went to Northeastern University and the University of Rhode Island where he earned an Electrical Engineering degree.
Young ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Rhode Island's 1st District. Young sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was June 27, 2012. Young was up against Anthony Gemma and Ann Marie Delaney and incumbent Rep. David N. Cicilline in the Democratic primary. Cicilline won the election.
|U.S. House, Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012|
|David Cicilline Incumbent||62.1%||30,203|
|Democratic Primary for Congress|
|Poll||David Cicilline||Anthony Gemma||Christopher Young||Not Sure||Margin of Error||Sample Size|
|"Campaign 2012 Exclusive Poll" August 19-22||43.4%||31.1%||4.3%||17.2%||+/-5.7%||302|
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