Ethan Berkowitz

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Ethan Berkowitz is the Democratic candidate for the At-large district in Alaska

Ethan Berkowitz is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the At-large Congressional District (map) of Alaska. He is the Democratic nominee seeking to challenge incumbent Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska). He won in primary elections which took place on August 26, 2008. [1] [2]


Positions, record and controversies


In 1998, Ethan got together with a group of friends and founded Snow City Café. This last year, Ethan established Alaskan Alternative Energy, a company that focuses on developing low-cost renewable energy in rural Alaskan communities. He served in the Alaska State Legislature for ten years. After Ethan’s first term in office, he was chosen by his peers to lead the House Democrats, a position he held for eight years. In 2006, Ethan was the Alaska Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor. [3]

2008 elections

Berkowitz is the Democratic nominee seeking to challenge Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) in the 2008 congressional elections.[4][5][6] He won in primary elections which took place on August 26, 2008. [1] [2]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Ethan Berkowitz. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

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Committees and affiliations


Berkowitz will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Official Berkowitz for Congress website

Berkowitz for Congress
P.O. Box 91365
Anchorage, Alaska, 99509

Phone: (907) 56-ETHAN

Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 “Alaska 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers, August 27, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rachel Kapochunas, "Young Leads (Barely) in Alaska Primary Count, as Stevens Survives",CQ Politics, August 27, 2008
  3. Bio page
  4. 2008 Race Tracker page on Alaska’s At-large Congressional District Race
  5. Sean Cockerham, "Two more join race to unseat Rep. Don Young", Anchorage Daily News October 11, 2007.
  6. Ethan Berkowitz's official campaign website

External resources

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