Electoral history of Sarah Palin Article

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Sarah Palin on June 2, 2007

Electoral history of Sarah Palin, Governor of Alaska (2006-2009) and Republican vice presidential nominee in the 2008 United States presidential election.

National elections

United States presidential election, 2008 [1]

Alaska statewide races

2006 Gubernatorial Election, Alaska
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Sarah Palin / Sean Parnell 114,697 48.33 -7.6
Democratic Tony Knowles / Ethan Berkowitz 97,238 40.97 +0.3
Independent Andrew Halcro / Fay Von Gemmingen 22,443 9.46 n/a
Alaskan Independence Don Wright / Douglas L. Welton 1,285 0.54 -0.4
Libertarian Billy Toien / Robert D. Mirabal 682 0.29 -0.2
Green David Massie 593 0.25 -1.0
Write-in candidates 384 0.16 +0.1
Plurality 17,459 7.36
Turnout 238,307 51.1
Republican hold Swing 4.0
Alaska Republican Gubernatorial Primary Election, 2006
Candidate Votes %
Sarah Palin 51,443 50.59
John Binkley 30,349 29.84
Frank Murkowski (incumbent) 19,412 19.09
Gerald Heikes 280 0.28
Merica Hlatcu 211 0.21
Alaska Republican Lieutenant Gubernatorial Primary Election, 2002 [2]
Candidate Votes %
Loren Leman 21,076 29.34
Sarah Palin 19,114 26.61
Robin L. Taylor 16,053 22.35
Gail Phillips 13,804 19.22
Paul Wieler 1,777 2.47

Wasilla mayoral races

Wasilla, Alaska Mayoral Election, 1999 [3]
Candidate Votes %
Sarah Palin (incumbent) 909 73.6
John Stein 292 23.6
Cliff Silvers 32 2.6
Wasilla, Alaska Mayoral Election, 1996 [4]
Candidate Votes %
Sarah Palin 651 57.6
John Stein (incumbent) 440 38.9
Cliff Silvers 36 3.5

Wasilla City Council races

Wasilla, Alaska City Council Election, Seat E, 1995 [5]
Candidate Votes %
Sarah Palin (incumbent) 413 68.4
R'nita Rogers 185 30.6
Write-ins 6 1.0
Wasilla, Alaska City Council Election, Seat E, 1992 [6]
Candidate Votes %
Sarah Palin 530 54.9
John Hartrick 310 32.1
Write-ins 125 13.0

See also

References

  1. ^ "President – Election Center 2008". CNN. Retrieved 2008-11-19.
  2. ^ "State of Alaska Primary Election - August 27, 2002: Official Results" (PDF). Division of Elections. The Office of Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell. 2002-09-18. Retrieved August 7, 2012.
  3. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 5, 1999: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1999-10-05. Retrieved 2008-08-29.[ permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 1, 1996: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1996-10-01. Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2008-09-13.
  5. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 3, 1995: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1995-10-03.[ permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 6, 1992: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1992-10-06.[ permanent dead link]