FORT YUKON, AK – Congressman for All Alaska Don Young shared the following statement after winning the Republican nomination for Alaska’s sole Congressional seat:
“I am truly humbled to receive the support of Alaskans once again as I fight for them and stand up for our state in Congress,” said Congressman Young. “As I look ahead to the general election, I am motivated to continue sharing my vision for a stronger and more unified Alaska. The encouragement and enthusiasm of the Alaskan people has energized me to build upon the work we have already done and to keep working for the future of the state and the nation. I remain committed to protecting Alaska’s many interests so families can grow, businesses can thrive and our economy can rebuild.”
Congressman Don Young after casting his ballot in Fort Yukon.
Congressman Young today voted in his hometown of Fort Yukon, a primary election tradition for the 23-term Republican.
Congressman Young is the longest current serving member of the United States House of Representatives and holds the title of Dean of the House. He is Chairman Emeritus of the House Natural Resources Committee and a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. of the Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee, and senior member of both the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The Washington Post named Congressman Young as one the top 10 most effective lawmakers, credited for his ability to work across party lines to focus on Alaskan interests.