U.S. Congressman Don Young has announced he’ll seek re-election in 2014, and according to recent reports he has over $500,000 set aside for campaigning.
Rep. Young reportedly brought in $63,000 during from April-June, bringing his exact total to $517,000. According to the federal reports on the last quarter, $32,000 came from political action committees and close to $31,000 from individuals.
Young is currently completing his 21st term in the U.S. House. He was first elected to the seat in 1973. Young is currently the fifth-longest serving House member.
So far, two Alaskans have filed for the same seat: Republican John R. Cox of Anchor Point and Democrat Matt Moore.