1986 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska

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1986 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska, At-large district

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Nominee Don Young Pegge Begich
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 101,799 74,053
Percentage 56.47% 41.08%

Representative At-large before election

Don Young
Republican

Elected Representative At-large

Don Young
Republican

The Alaska Congressional election of 1986 was held on Tuesday, November 4, 1986. The term of the state's sole Representative to the United States House of Representatives expired on January 3, 1987. The winning candidate would serve a two-year term from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1989.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Alaska's At-large congressional district election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Young (inc.) 101,799 56.47
Democratic Pegge Begich 74,053 41.08
Libertarian Betty Breck 4,182 2.32
Write-ins 243 0.14
Total votes 180,277 100.00
Republican hold

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