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  Cowper, Steve
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameSteve Cowper
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Juneau, Alaska , United States
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Born August 21, 1938 (81 years)
ContributorNot in Public Domain
Last ModifedAJ
Dec 08, 2007 07:08pm
Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Conservative - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Divorced - Married - NRA - Christian - Straight -
InfoSTEVE COWPER was born in Petersburg, Virginia, and grew up in Kinston, North Carolina. He received a bachelor's and law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and Army Reserve, he spent three years as a maritime lawyer in Norfolk, Virginia. He moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1968 and worked as assistant district attorney for rural Alaska and Fairbanks. In 1970, he went to Vietnam as a freelance correspondent and traveled throughout Asia. Upon his return, he bacame a partner in an air taxi and cargo business, authored a political column for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, taught a college course on Alaska lands, and was a diver for a University of Alaska marine research team. He was elected to the Alaskan House of Representatives in 1974 and served two terms. He served as governor from 1986 to 1990.


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  11/04/1986 AK Governor Won 47.31% (+4.69%)
  08/26/1986 AK Governor - Open Primary Won 24.36% (+6.25%)
  08/25/1982 AK Governor - Open Primary Lost 15.82% (-14.76%)
  11/02/1976 AK State House 20 Won 10.28% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1974 AK State House 20 Won 10.10% (+0.00%)
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  01/04/1975 AK State House 20 - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
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