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Harry Crawford, Jr.

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Harry Crawford
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Candidate for
Alaska State Senate District 13 (M)
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Alaska House of Representatives
2001-2011
Education
High schoolC.E. Byrd High School, 1970
Personal
BirthdayApril 17, 1952
Place of birthShreveport, LA
ReligionProtestant
CandidateVerification
Harry Crawford was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 13 (M) of the Alaska State Senate. He is also a former Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 21st District from 2001 to 2011.

Issues

  • HB 17 - "An Act raising the age for purchase, sale, exchange, or possession of tobacco to age 21."
  • HB 84 - "An Act levying a tax on certain gas reserves; providing for a conditional repeal of the tax on certain gas reserves; relating to a credit against the oil and gas production tax attributable to the production of gas."
  • HB 124 - "An Act repealing a prohibition against classified state employees participating in the management of political parties above the precinct level."[1]

Committee assignments

Crawford served on the following committees while a member of the House:

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012

Crawford ran in the 2012 election for Alaska State Senate District 13 (M). He was defeated by incumbent Bettye Davis in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012.[2][3]

Alaska State Senate, District 13 (M) Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBetteye Davis Incumbent 52.5% 1,442
Harry Crawford, Jr. 47.5% 1,305
Total Votes 2,747

2010

Crawford did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

In 2008 Crawford was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 21. Crawford (D) finished with 4,650 votes while his opponent Gene Brokaw (R) finished with 3,232 votes.[4] Crawford raised $45,783 for his campaign fund.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives District 21
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Harry Crawford (D) 4,650
Gene Brokaw (R) 3,232

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Crawford raised $45,783 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Laborers Local 942 $2,000
AK Laborers Local 341 $2,000
Int Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,000
AK State Employees Assoc Local 52 $2,000
AK Public Employees Local 71 $2,000

Personal

Crawford and his wife, Gwen, have four children.[7]

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