Anchorage, AK – Alaskans for Don Young today released its newest television ad featuring a diverse group of Alaskan leaders in support of Congressman Young’s re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Alaskans for Don Young television spot “Fighting for Alaska” (click here to watch).
The 30-second spot, which begins airing statewide this week, highlights what many Alaskans already know – Congressman Young’s effectiveness, seniority and record for defending the Alaskan people makes him too valuable to lose in the U.S. House of Representatives. The ad features the following Alaskans:
- Bill Sheffield – Fifth Governor of Alaska
- Greta Schuerch – Alaska Native Leader
- Clem Tillion – Former Alaska State Legislator and past Chairman of the North Pacific Marine Fisheries Council
- Nicholas Begich III – Finance Committee Co-Chair, State Central Committee (SCC) of the Alaska Republican Party
- Mike Szymanski – Former Alaska State Legislator
- Barbara Huff-Tuckness – President of Teamster Local 959
- David Gottstein – Alaska Businessman
Bill Sheffield: “At this point in Alaska’s history, we just can’t afford to lose Don Young.”
Greta Schuerch: “He’s the sensible choice to continue to fight for our needs and our way of life.”
Clem Tillion: “We cannot afford to lose his seniority.”
Nicholas Begich III: “He’s somebody who has supported us with unapologetic tenacity.”
Mike Szymanski: “He’ll win the battles Alaska can’t afford to lose.”
Barbara Huff-Tuckness: “One thing we don’t do is give up old friends for new friends.”
David Gottstein: “Because there’s nobody who works harder for all Alaskans than Don Young.”
Congressman Don Young: “I’m Don Young and I approve this message because I’ll never stop fighting for Alaska.”
Congressman Don Young is running for his 23rd term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is currently the longest serving House Republican, third longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, and senior member of both the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He was recently named a top-10 lawmaker in the Washington Post, credited for his ability to work across party lines to focus on Alaskan interests.