Lindbeck raises 400k in race for US House

first_imgDemocrat Steve Lindbeck is running a serious campaign against Alaska Congressman Don Young, to judge by the money anyway. Lindbeck today announced that he raised more than $400,000 in the prior three months. His campaign says over 80 percent of that total comes from Alaskans. Lindbeck is a former general manager of Alaska Public Media and a former director of the Alaska Humanities Forum. This was Lindbeck’s first fundraising quarter since he filed to run for Young’s seat.Listen nowHe has already raised more than any other Young challenger since Ethan Berkowitz ran for Congress in 2008.Young announced that he has raised just $135,000 over the same three months. Still, Young has been at it much longer. Young says he has $640,000 cash on hand, nearly double what Lindbeck has in the bank, after expenses.last_img read more