United States House of Representatives elections in Alaska, 2014
November 4, 2014
August 19, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid R
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
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.
The incumbent heading into the election is Don Young (R), who was first elected in 1972.
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 September 2014||After the 2014 Election|
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August 19, 2014, primary results
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|
|Democratic||Sharon M. Cissna||28.6%||82,927|
|Libertarian||Jim C. McDermott||5.2%||15,028|
|Source: Alaska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Alaska General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Don Young Incumbent||69.3%||175,384|
|Democratic||Harry T. Crawford, Jr.||30.7%||77,606|
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed July 28, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed July 28, 2014
- State of Alaska Division of Elections Website, "Primary Election Information," accessed January 2, 2014
- In Alaska, candidates from the Democratic, Libertarian and Alaskan Independence parties all appear on the same ballot. The candidate who receives the most votes from each party then advances to the general election.
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"