United States House of Representatives elections in Alaska, 2014

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Alaska's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 19, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Don Young Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Don Young Republican Party
Don Young.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Alaska U.S. House Elections
At-Large District

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Alaska will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's at-large congressional district.

Alaska is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. 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.[3]

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

Alaska has a single at-large congressional district, which makes up the entire state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the one congressional seat from Alaska.

Members of the U.S. House from Alaska -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1


Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.===General election candidates===

Republican Party Don Young Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Forrest Dunbar
Libertarian Party Jim McDermott

August 19, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic PartyLibertarian PartyLimeslashed.png ADL Primary[4]

Democratic Party Forrest Dunbar Approveda
Democratic Party Frank Vondersaar
Libertarian Party Jim McDermott Approveda

District history


On November 6, 2012, Don Young (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sharon Cissna (D), Jim McDermott (L), Ted Gianoutsos (I), and Clinton Desjarlais (I) in the general election.

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"


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


U.S. House elections, 2014