Chris Young

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Chris Young is a Democratic candidate for the Senate from Rhode Island

Chris Young was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in Rhode Island. He is seeking the Democratic nomination to replace incumbent Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.). The primary will take place September 9, 2008.[1]


Positions, record and controversies


2008 elections

Young was seeking the Democratic nomination to replace incumbent Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) in the 2008 congressional elections. [2][3]

Money in politics


Committees and Affiliations

Young will be appointed to committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

More Background Data


Articles and Resources


  1. Greg Giroux, "Franken Primary Win One of Many Key Results from Tuesday’s Primaries",CQ Politics, September 10, 2008
  2. Green Papers New Hampshire Congressional Candidates
  3. Official Young for Senate campaign website


External articles

Cynthia Needham and Katherine Gregg, "Most incumbents to seek reelection,", June 26, 2008.

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