Young, Lindbeck expected to win House primary races

    Young, the longest serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, wants a 23rd term, while Democrat Steve Lindbeck, a retired newspaper editor and media executive, wants his first term.

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — At age 83, Don Young shows no signs of slowing down or any cooling of his fiery demeanor.

    Young, the longest serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, wants a 23rd term, while Democrat Steve Lindbeck, a retired newspaper editor and media executive, wants his first term.

    Neither faces a major challenge in Tuesday's primary.

    Young's Republican primary challengers are little-known candidates Stephen Wright, Gerald Heikes and Jesse "Messy" Tingley.

    The other Democrats running are William "Bill" Hibler and Lynette "Moreno" Hinz.

    The Libertarian candidates are Jim McDermott and Jon Watts.

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