Christopher Young

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Christopher Young
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Rhode Island, District 1
High schoolClassical High school
Bachelor'sNortheastern University & the University of Rhode Island
Place of birthProvidence, Rhode Island
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Christopher Young was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island.[1]


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.[2]



See also: Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

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
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Cicilline Incumbent 62.1% 30,203
Anthony Gemma 30.2% 14,702
Christopher Young 7.6% 3,701
Total Votes 48,606


Democratic Primary for Congress
Poll David Cicilline Anthony GemmaChristopher YoungNot SureMargin of ErrorSample Size
"Campaign 2012 Exclusive Poll" August 19-22
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