1972 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska

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Incumbent Nick Begich won re-election three weeks after having disappeared in a plane crash October 16. Begich was declared dead on December 29, 1972 and challenger Don Young then won a March special election to succeed him.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Alaska at-large Nick Begich Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Nick Begich (Democratic) 56.2%
Don Young (Republican) 43.8%-

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