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Elected and Appointed Officials In Alaska

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List of Elected and Appointed Officials

Alaska Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(40)
State Senators(20)
US Representatives(1)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Governor Bill  Walker
Byron I. Mallott
Jahna Lindemuth
Hon. Byron Mallott
Alaska U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Lisa,Murkowski

Year of Birth: 1957

(daughter of Frank Hughes Murkowski),A Senator from Alaska; born in Ketchikan, Alaska, on May 22, 1957;attended public schools in Fairbanks, AK; attended Williamette University inSalem, Oregon, 1975-1977; B.A. in Economics, Georgetown University 1980; J.D.,Willamette College of Law 1985; attorney; member, Alaska Bar Association;Anchorage District Court attorney 1987-1989; private practice 1989-1996;Mayor’s Task Force on the Homeless 1990-1991; Anchorage Equal Rights Commission1997-1998; Alaska State house of representatives 1999-2002; appointed to theU.S. Senate on December 20, 2002, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignationof her father, Frank H. Murkowski; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004;unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 2010, but subsequently elected as awrite-in candidate in the November 2, 2010, general election, for the termending January 3, 2017; reelected in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023;Republican Conference vice-chair (2009-2010); chair, Committee on Energy andNatural Resources (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress).

Phone: Washington, D.C.:(202) 224-6665

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Dan,Sullivan

Year of Birth: 1964

A Senator from Alaska; born in Fairview Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio,November 13, 1964; graduated Culver Military Academy, Culver, Ind., 1983; B.A.,Harvard University, 1987; M.F.S. and J.D., Georgetown University, 1993; UnitedStates Marine Corps 1993-1997; United States Marine Corps Reserves1997-present, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel; lawyer; White Houseaide and director on the National Security Council staff during the George W.Bush administration; assistant U.S. secretary of state for economic, energy andbusiness affairs 2006-2009; attorney general of Alaska 2009-2010; commissionerof Alaska Department of Natural Resources 2010-2013; elected as a Republican tothe United States Senate in 2014 for the term ending January 3,2021.

Phone: Washington, D.C.:(202) 224-3004

Alaska U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : At Large ,
US House(1)
Congressional District : At LargeRepublican
Representative Representative Young, Don

Representative Young, Don
Year of Birth: 1933

A Representative from Alaska; born in Meridian, Sutter County,Calif., June 9, 1933; A.A., Yuba Junior College, Marysville, Calif., 1952;B.A., California State University, Chico, Calif., 1958; United States Army,1955-1957; teacher; Mayor of Fort Yukon, Alaska, 1960-1968; riverboat captain,1968-1972; member of the Fort Yukon, Alaska, city council, 1960-1968; member ofthe Alaska state house of representatives, 1966-1970; member of the Alaskastate senate, 1970-1973; delegate, Alaska state Republican conventions, 1964,1966, 1968, and 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress, byspecial election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United StatesRepresentative Nick Begich, and reelected to the twenty-one succeedingCongresses (March 6, 1973-present); chair, Committee on Resources (One HundredFourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); chair, Committee onTransportation and Infrastructure (One Hundred Seventh through One HundredNinth Congresses).


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