Jim McDermott (Alaska)

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Jim McDermott
Jim McDermott Alaska.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Alaska, At-Large District
Bachelor'sWayland Baptist University
Master'sUniversity of La Verne
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Date of birthSeptember 4, 1957
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Jim McDermott was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska. He lost to incumbent Don Young (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]



See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

McDermott ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Alaska's at-large District. McDermott faced Sharon Cissna (D), Don Young (R) and Ted Gianoutsos in the general election. Incumbent Don Young won re-election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

U.S. House, Alaska At-Large General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon Young 63.9% 185,296
     Democratic Sharon M. Cissna 28.6% 82,927
     Libertarian Jim C. McDermott 5.2% 15,028
     NA Ted Gianoutsos 1.9% 5,589
Total Votes 289,804
Source: Alaska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


McDermott and his wife, Janet, live in Fairbanks, AK.[5]

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