Young ends quarter with $552,000 in campaign fund

Associated PressApril 18, 2012 

JUNEAU -- U.S. Rep. Don Young raised about $141,300 for his re-election bid during the first three months of the year.

Most of that came from individuals. A report shows about $39,200 came from political action committees.

Young's recent filing with the Federal Election Commission shows he ended the first quarter with about $551,700.

The executive director of the state Democratic Party, Kay Brown, expects at least four Democrats to seek that party's nomination to challenge the Republican Young, including state Rep. Sharon Cissna and Matt Moore, a former legislative candidate with a medical consulting business.

Little-known Democratic candidates Doug Urquidi and Frank Vondersaar have also filed..

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