Alaska has 1 CD, held by a Republican who does not look vulnerable
Location You know where Alaska is!
Cook PVI R + 13
Representative Don Young (R)
VoteView ranking 320/447
First elected 1973
2008 margin 50-45
2006 margin 57-40
2004 margin 71-22
Obama margin 2008 39-61
Bush margin 2004 61-36
Current opponents Harry Crawford.
Demographics Alaska has a higher percentage of veterans than most places (16.4%, 30th place); it’s also about the 50th most Republican district, in national races.
Assessment As of 8/04 Young had $223K COH, and Crawford had $25K. Steve Singiser found a poll on 9/30 that had Young up by 2-1
My assessment: Safe
House vote in 2008 from Wikipedia
VoteView (1 = most liberal, 447 = most conservative)
Obama vote by CD from Swing State (other stuff there too).
and my previous diaries.
and Steve Singiser’s diaries on daily Kos