Outspoken Anchorage Assembly member Chris Constant seeks Don Young's longest-held Congressional seat


Trivia question. Which candidate for Alaska’s only U.S. House of Representatives seat came to The Last Frontier from Californian in his 20s and went on to not only stay but dedicate himself to decades of public service.

If you answered Don Young, you would be correct. You would also be correct if you answered Chris Constant, the Anchorage Assembly member and leading Democrat to try to unseat the lower house’s longest-serving Representative this fall.

Dozens have tried to knock off Young, who first took office after the tragic death of sitting Congressman Nick Begich Sr. in 1972, but Constant — as well as Republican Nick Begich Jr. — will be

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