1978 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska

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1978 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, At-large district

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Nominee Don Young Patrick Rodey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 68,811 55,176
Percentage 55.41% 44.43%

Representative At-large before election

Don Young
Republican

Elected Representative At-large

Don Young
Republican

The Alaska Congressional election of 1978 was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1978. The term of the state's sole Representative to the United States House of Representatives expired on January 3, 1979. The winning candidate would serve a two-year term from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1981.

General election[edit]

Alaska's At-large congressional district election, 1978[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Young (Incumbent) 68,811 55.41
Democratic Patrick Rodey 55,176 44.43
Write-ins 200 0.16
Total votes 124,187 100.00
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives - 404". clerk.house.gov. Retrieved 2014-02-06.