current representative for House District 36, Gabrielle LeDoux, ran in the
Republican primary for U.S. House of Representatives, where she faced incumbent
Don Young and Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell.
started rolling in early in Tuesday evening, it became apparent that Young and
Parnell would be locked in a tight battle for the party’s nomination, while
LeDoux would finish a distant third. Reached late last night at a campaign
party LeDoux told KMXT she was trying to stay positive.
1 :15s “…this
is just my first.”)
she ran because she wasn’t satisfied with Alaska’s representation in
Washington, D.C. and she wanted to bring change to Congress.
2 :12s “…opposed
to outside interests.”)
garnering just 9 percent of the vote, unofficially, LeDoux says she felt like
her message was well received.
3 :12s “…House
and Senate races.”)
she’ll back whoever wins between Parnell and Young.
4 :12s “…to
that electoral process.”)
In the near
term LeDoux plans to take some time off to spend with family. But she says she
will definitely return to politics, although she doesn’t have a specific office
5 :06s “…politics
are in my future.”)
served in the state house since 2005. Before that she was Mayor of the Kodiak
Island Borough from 2001 to 2004.