Dean Young Election: Republican Vies For Alabama Congressional Seat

11/05/2013 09:07 am ET

Businessman Dean Young is facing off against former state Sen. Bradley Byrne in a GOP runoff election in Alabama's 1st district on Tuesday.

The two entered a runoff after a special election in September, when they topped a field of nine candidates.

Young, a conservative activist, has stirred controversy in the past with questionable remarks about gay rights activists and President Barack Obama's birthplace.

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