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District Profile: Alaska is a state created by a federal government which it now often resents. It trends Republican and has elected GOP Rep. Don Young 16 times. Full Profile
2006 results: Don Young (R) defeated Diane Benson (D) by 57-40%.
Don Young (R)
Elected in 1973; Seeking 18th full term; Young was nominated with 45.47% in a three-way primary, winning by 304 votes.
Ethan Berkowitz (D)
Berkowitz, the former state House minority leader, was nominated with 53% in a three-way primary.
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