Don Young running for reelection


JUNEAU (AP) - Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young said he will seek reelection to the seat he has held since 1973.

The Republican, in an April 28 statement announcing his reelection plans, said with the challenges facing Alaska, this is “not the time to take risks on someone untested and unproven.”

Young, 87, is the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House. He won his latest reelection bid in November, with 54.4% of the vote, against Alyse Galvin.

Galvin also lost to Young in 2018, losing by a wider margin in 2020.

The incumbent’s closest reelection was in 1990, when he defeated Democratic...

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