United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, 2006

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United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, 2006

← 2004 November 7, 2006 2008 →

  Don Young, official photo portrait, color, 2006.jpg
Nominee Don Young Diane E. Benson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 132,743 93,879
Percentage 56.57% 40.01%

Representative At-large before election

Don Young
Republican

Elected Representative At-large


Don Young
Republican

The Alaska Congressional election of 2006 was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006. The term of the state's sole Representative to the United States House of Representatives expired on January 3, 2007. The winning candidate would serve a two-year term from January 3, 2007, to January 3, 2009. The primary elections were held on August 22, 2006.

Combined primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Combined Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane E. Benson 19,421 40.41
Democratic Ray Metcalfe 16,529 34.40
Green Eva L. Ince 3,620 7.53
Libertarian Alexander Crawford 3,176 6.61
Democratic Todd Hyde 2,482 5.16
Democratic Frank Vondersaar 2,141 4.46
Libertarian Sol L. Gerstenfeld 687 1.43
Total votes 48,056 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Party primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Young (inc.) 81,089 100.00
Total votes 81,089 100.00

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Alaska's At-large congressional district election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Young (inc.) 132,743 56.57
Democratic Diane E. Benson 93,879 40.01
Libertarian Alexander Crawford 4,029 1.72
Green Eva L. Ince 1,819 0.78
Independent Bill Ratigan 1,615 0.69
Write-ins 560 0.24
Total votes 234,645 100.00
Republican hold

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