Sarah Palin

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Sarah Louise Palin Blue Badge.png (IPA: / ˈpeɪlɨn /; pre-surname - Heath; born - 11 February 1964) is an American politician, writer, speaker, and political news commentator who was the youngest person ever to be elected Governor of Alaska and the first woman[1]. She served as Governor from 2006 until his resignation in 2009. Palin, the first Alaskan candidate for a majority party national ticket, was elected by Republican Party presidential candidate John McCain in the August 2008 presidential election as his fellow candidate in the same year's presidential election. Was the first woman candidate for the Vice-President's post.[2][3]

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Sarah Palin speaking at CPAC in Washington, DC in February 2012
9th Governor of Alaska
In office
December 4, 2006 – July 26, 2009
Lieutenant Sean Parnell
Preceded by Frank Murkowski
Succeeded by Sean Parnell
Chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
In office
February 19, 2003 – January 23, 2004
Governor Frank Murkowski
Deputy Mike Bill
Randy Ruedrich
Daniel Seamount
Preceded by Camille Taylor
Succeeded by John Norman
Mayor of Wasilla
In office
October 14, 1996 – October 14, 2002
Preceded by John Stein
Succeeded by Dianne Keller
Member of the Wasilla City Council
from Ward E
In office
October 19, 1992 – October 14, 1996
Preceded by Dorothy Smith
Succeeded by Colleen Cottle
Personal details
Born
Sarah Louise Heath

(1964-02-11) February 11, 1964 (age 57)
Sandpoint, Idaho, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Todd Palin
(m. 1988; separated 2019)
Children 5
Education University of Hawaii, Hilo
Hawaii Pacific University
North Idaho College
Matanuska–Susitna College
University of Idaho (BA)
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Website Official website


On 3 July 2009, Palin announced that she would not seek re-election as governor, adding that she would resign effective July 26, 2009, eighteen months before the completion of her term. He cited examples of ethics complaints that were filed after John McCain's election as fellow candidate was one of the reasons for his resignation, saying his ability to govern the state But this resulting investigation had a significant impact. Before the McCain-Palin ticket debacle in 2008, speculation began that she would stand for the 2012 presidential nomination on behalf of the Republican Party. In February 2010, she said in her statement that she would keep the possibility of it open.[4]