2008 Congressional Report Card

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Rep. Don Young (R-AK At Large)

24th term Republican from Alaska At Large.

IAVA Action Grade


(9 out of 13 votes with IAVA Action, plus 2 points for Post-9/11 GI Bill cosponsorship)


Residence: Ft. Yukon

Marital Status: Married (Anne Garland Walton)

Prev. Occupation: Educator, Riverboat Captain

Prev. Political Exp.: Ft. Yukon City Council, 1960-64; Mayor of Ft. Yukon, 1964-68; AK House, 1967-70; AK Senate, 1971-73; US House, 1973-present

Military: USA, 1955-57

Education: BA Chico State College, 1958

Birthdate: 06/09/1933

Birthplace: Meridian, CA

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 50%

Major Opponent: Steve Lindbeck


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Don Young.

Website: donyoung.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2314 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0200
Phone: (202) 225-5765
Fax: (202) 225-0425

Anchorage Office: (more district offices)

471 W. 36th Avenue, Suite 201
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: (907) 271-5978
Fax: (907) 271-5950


Current Elected Office Committees:



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Don Young voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Veterans' Health Care, 2009 08/01/2008 Not Voting Not Scored
P Homes for Heroes 07/09/2008 Yea Voted For
P A New GI Bill (2nd vote) 06/19/2008 Yea Voted For
F A Second Rate GI Bill 05/23/2008 Not Voting Not Scored
P A New GI Bill (1st vote) 05/15/2008 Yea Voted For
P Veterans' Bonuses 12/18/2007 Not Voting Not Scored
P Expanded Veterans' Benefits 12/12/2007 Yea Voted For
P Veterans' Health Care, 2008 06/15/2007 Yea Voted For
P Treating TBI 05/23/2007 Yea Voted For
P Protecting Iraqi Allies 05/22/2007 Yea Voted For
(More Key Votes)

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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