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Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin

Governor Sarah Palin


Incumbent
Assumed office 
December 4, 2006
Lieutenant Sean Parnell
Preceded by Frank Murkowski

Born February 11 1964 ( 1964-02-11) (age 44)
Sandpoint, Idaho
Political party Republican
Spouse Todd Palin
Profession Journalist
Religion Protestant

Sarah Heath Palin (née Sarah Louise Heath, born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho) is the current Governor of Alaska. She is the youngest governor in Alaskan history (42 years old upon taking office), as well as the first woman to hold the office in the state. In addition to being Alaska's first female governor, and its youngest, Palin is also the first who was born after Alaska achieved statehood. She is also the first Alaska governor not to be inaugurated in Juneau, instead choosing to hold her inauguration ceremony in Fairbanks. She took office on December 4, 2006. Her Lieutenant Governor is Sean Parnell. Palin is the former mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. As governor, she has maintained extremely high approval ratings throughout her tenure. This is a list of the governors of the U.S. state of Alaska, of Alaska Territory and of the District of Alaska, and the military commanders of the District of Alaska. ... Open seat redirects here. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of people who have served as lieutenant governor of the U.S. state of Alaska since statehood in 1959. ... Sean R. Parnell (November 19, 1962 in Hanford, California) is the current Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, United States, taking office in 2006 alongside governor Sarah Palin. ... Francis Hughes Murkowski (born March 28, 1933) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Sandpoint Sandpoint is a city in and the county seat of Bonner County, Idaho, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... Tod Palin, First Gentleman of Alaska. ... For other uses, see Journalist (disambiguation). ... Topics in Christianity Preaching Prayer Ecumenism Relation to other religions Movements Music Liturgy Calendar Symbols Art Criticism Christianity Portal This box:      Protestantism encompasses the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated with the doctrines of the Reformation. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Sandpoint Sandpoint is a city in and the county seat of Bonner County, Idaho, United States. ... This is a list of the governors of the U.S. state of Alaska, of the Territory of Alaska and of the District of Alaska, and the military commanders of the Department of Alaska, as well as the governors of Russian America. ... For other uses, see Alaska (disambiguation). ...  Female Republican Governor  Female Democratic Governor  Female Republican and Democratic Governor Twenty-nine women have been or are currently serving as the governor of an American state, including two in an acting capacity. ... Juneau redirects here. ... Fairbanks redirects here. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Sean R. Parnell (November 19, 1962 in Hanford, California) is the current Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, United States, taking office in 2006 alongside governor Sarah Palin. ... For the Sarmatian god of the same name, see Wasilla (god) Wasilla is a town in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. ...

Contents

Personal

Palin was the point guard for the Wasilla High School Warriors when they won the state small school basketball championship in 1982.[1] In 1984, Palin competed in the Miss Alaska contest after being chosen Miss Wasilla that year.[2] In the Wasilla contest, she played the flute and also won the title of Miss Congeniality. Wasilla (population 5,469) is a town in southcentral Alaskas Matanuska-Susitna Borough. ... This article is about the sport. ... Miss Alaska is Alaskas state pagent for Miss America. ...


Details of Palin's personal life have contributed to her political image. She eats moose burgers and rides snowmobiles.[3] She admits that she used marijuana when it was legal in the state, but says she didn't like it.[4] For other uses, see Moose (disambiguation). ... This article is about the food item. ... A snowmobile tour at Yellowstone National Park. ... A Cannabis sativa plant The drug cannabis, also called marijuana, is produced from parts of the cannabis plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant. ...


Palin holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Idaho. She briefly worked in the media and utility industry. A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... // Journalism is the discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and broadly it includes the process of editing and presenting the news articles. ... The University of Idaho is the states prominent institution of higher learning, located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. ...


Palin was named one of Alaska's "Top 40 Under 40," Alaska's Public Works "Person of the Year," and was recently inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society at Alaska Pacific University. She is also a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. Alaska Pacific University or APU is a small liberal arts college located in Anchorage, Alaska, that emphasizes experiential learning. ... This article concerns the National Rifle Association of the USA. For the UK organisation, see National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is a non-profit group for the promotion of marksmanship, firearm safety, and the protection of hunting and personal protection firearm rights...


Palin's husband, Todd, works on the North Slope and is a commercial fisherman. On September 11, 2007, Palin's son Track joined the Army. Age 18 at the time, he is the eldest of her five children.[5] She also has three daughters, Bristol, 17, Willow, 13, and Piper, 7.[6] On April 18, 2008, Palin gave birth to her second son, Trig Paxson Van Palin, who has Down syndrome.[7] The Palin family lives in Wasilla, about 40 miles north of Anchorage.[5] ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini/Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Sarmatian god of the same name, see Wasilla (god) Wasilla is a town in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. ...


Political experience

Palin served two terms on the Wasilla City Council and became a two-term mayor and manager of Wasilla, one of Alaska's fastest-growing communities. She was also elected President of the Alaska Conference of Mayors. For the Sarmatian god of the same name, see Wasilla (god) Wasilla is a town in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


In 2002, Palin made a failed bid to become the state's lieutenant governor, coming in second place behind Loren Leman in a four-way race. After Frank Murkowski became governor, resigning from his long-time U.S. Senate seat, Palin was considered by some to be a candidate for that job; however, Murkowski appointed his daughter, then-State Representative Lisa Murkowski. A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Loren Leman (born December 2, 1950) former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, the first person of Alaska Native ancestry to be elected to statewide office in Alaska and a member of the Republican Party. ... Francis Hughes Murkowski (born March 28, 1933) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957) is an American politician. ...


Governor Frank Murkowski appointed Palin to serve as ethics commissioner on the state's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission which she served on during 2003–2004, but later resigned, in protest over what she perceived to be the "lack of ethics" of fellow Alaskan Republican leaders. This included the state party's chairman, Randy Ruedrich, a fellow commissioner, who was accused of doing work for the party on public time and providing a sensitive email to a lobbyist.[8] She filed formal complaints against both Ruedrich and former state Attorney General Gregg Renkes, who was eventually found not guilty. GOP redirects here. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ...


She also served an elected term on the Valley Hospital board.

Governor Palin with Alaska's At-large U.S. Representative Don Young

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Governorship

In 2006, Palin won the Republican primary for Governor, defeating then-Gov. Frank Murkowski; she went on to win the general election in November 2006, defeating former Governor Tony Knowles. Palin has said that education, public safety, and transportation will be three focuses of her administration.[4] For other uses, see Primary. ... Elections Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election. ... 67 die and about 300,000 people are affected by floods in Ethiopias Somali Region of Ogaden after the Shabelle River bursts its banks. ... There have been several well-known people with the name Tony Knowles, including: Tony Knowles (politician) Tony Knowles (snooker player) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


She also supports holding occasional legislative sessions outside the state capital and municipal revenue sharing to help local governments. Revenue sharing is the splitting of operating profits and losses between the general partner and limited partners in a limited partnership. ...


In March 2008, Bloomberg publication claimed that Palin may have gone further than Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in Alaska by trying to use the states Department of Natural Resources to seize corporate assets from Exxon/Mobile.[9] For other uses, see March (disambiguation). ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini/Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see President (disambiguation). ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (pronounced ) (born July 28, 1954) is the current President of Venezuela. ...


In May 2008, the socialist comparison was echoed in Newsweek when Palin proposed $100-a-month energy vouchers for residents to be able to spend on Government approved approved energy purchases causing Newsweek to draw close parallels between Palin and Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez both reaping billions of dollars in record oil-tax revenue and their shared populist vouchers or subsidies for energy.[10][11] In June 2008, the local paper reported that Palin would be dropping the vocher plan due to lack of legislative support.[12] For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini/Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see President (disambiguation). ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (pronounced ) (born July 28, 1954) is the current President of Venezuela. ...


High Approval Ratings

In July 2007, Palin was heralded in the media as being the most popular governor in the United States, with an approval rating often in the 90s.[13] An August 2007, poll had her approval rating at 84 percent, with five percent disapproving.[14] July 2007 is the seventh month of that year. ... August 2007 is the eighth month of that year. ...


A May 2008, poll showed her continuing to maintain her approval ratings in the mid 80s, the highest of any elected official in American politics. May 2008 is the fifth month of the current leap year. ...


Energy policies

Shortly after taking office, Palin rescinded the appointment of former chief of staff Jim Clark to the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority, reversing an appointment made in the closing days or hours of the prior Administration. [15] He has since pleaded guilty to conspiracy. [16] In politics, a chief of staff is the primary aide to a political leader or position. ... Look up conspiracy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


In April 2007, Palin announced plans to create a new sub-cabinet to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions within Alaska. [17] April 2007 is the fourth month of the year. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 450,000 years For current global climate change, see Global warming. ... Top: Increasing atmospheric CO2 levels as measured in the atmosphere and ice cores. ...


Recently, she joined efforts to promote an "all-Alaska" natural gas pipeline, which would have been built by a political subdivision of the State. Palin describes an all-Alaska pipeline as the only proposal which brings the maximum benefit to the people. More recently she stated she is not opposed to running the pipeline through Canada, to the Lower 48, if doing so represents the best deal for Alaska. For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... The continental United States is a term referring to the United States situated on the North American continent. ...


In March 2007, Palin presented the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) as the new legal vehicle for building a natural gas pipeline from the state's North Slope.[18] Only one legislator, Representative Ralph Samuels, voted against the measure,[19] and in June Palin signed it into law.[20][21] March 2007 is the third month of the year. ... North Slope can refer to: Alaska North Slope North Slope Borough, Alaska This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


On January 5, 2008, Palin announced that a Canadian Company, Transcanada Corp, was the sole AGIA compliant applicant. Despite the fact Transcanada's applications suggests that the U.S. Government can act as a "backstop" in the event gas producers don't commit to shipping gas, Alaska still chose to announce the Transcanada Corp proposal as AGIA compliant.[22] [23] Palin steadfastly refuses to talk to the large producers, instead taking the strategy of using Transcanada as a third party negotiator.[24] is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini/Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Polar Bear Controversy

Palin's administration is currently suing the US Department of the Interior over the recent listing of the Alaskan polar bear as a "threatened" species, due to the state of the bears' natural habitat, the arctic ice shelf. Palin points out that the population of polar bears has increased over the last 30 years, and that Alaska already has protections for the polar bear under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. She also says that the new regulation could potentially stifle the development of Alaska's vast oil and gas resources, which is a priority in her administration. The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is a Cabinet department of the United States government that manages and conserves most federally-owned land. ... This article is about the animal. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... Ross Ice Shelf An ice shelf is a thick, floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. ... The Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 prohibits, with certain exceptions, the take of marine mammals in U.S. waters and by U.S. citizens on the high seas, and the importation of marine mammals and marine mammal products into the U.S. Congress defines take as “harass, hunt, capture...


Gay rights and abortion

Palin is strongly pro-life and belongs to Feminists for Life.[4] She opposes same-sex marriage, but has gay friends and has otherwise been receptive to gay and lesbian concerns about discrimination.[25] While the previous administration did not implement same-sex benefits, Palin followed an Alaska Supreme Court order and signed them into law. [26] This article is about the social movement. ... Feminists for Life of America (FFL) is a non-sectarian, non-partisan, nonprofit pro-life feminist organization established in 1972. ... Recognized in some regions Foreign marriages recognized Civil unions and registered partnerships Recognized in some regions Unregistered co-habitation Recognition debated Same-sex marriage debated, recognition granted United States (CT, DC, HI, ME, NH, NJ, OR, VT, WA) See also This box:      Same-sex marriage (also referred to as gay... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... This article is about same-sex desire and sexuality among women. ... Manifestations Slavery Racial profiling Lynching Hate speech Hate crime Genocide (examples) Ethnocide Ethnic cleansing Pogrom Race war Religious persecution Blood libel Paternalism Police brutality Movements Policies Discriminatory Race / Religion / Sex segregation Apartheid Redlining Internment Ethnocracy Anti-discriminatory Affirmative action in the United States Emancipation Civil rights Desegregation Integration Equal opportunity...


She supported a democratic advisory vote from the public on whether there should be a constitutional amendment on the matter.[27] Alaska was one of the first states to pass a constitutional ban on gay marriage, in 1998, along with Hawaii.[28] This article is about the U.S. State. ...


Palin's first veto was used on legislation that would have barred the state from granting benefits to gay state employees and their partners. In effect, her veto granted State benefits to same-sex couples. The veto occurred after Palin consulted with her attorney general on the constitutionality of the legislation.[29] This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ...


Matanuska Maid Dairy controversy

Palin received widespread criticism for her handling of Matanuska Maid Dairy, a state owned business. When the State Dairy Board recommended closing the unprofitable business, Palin fired the board and appointed long-time Mat-Su Borough associates to run the board, including influential real estate businesswoman Kristan Cole.[30] The new board quickly approved raising the price of milk offered by the dairy in a vain attempt to control fiscal losses, despite the fact that milk from Washington was already offered in Alaska stores for much less than Mat Maid milk.[31] In the end the dairy was forced to close and the state tried to sell the assets to pay off its debts, but no bids were received.[32][33] For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ...


Budget

In the first days of her administration, Palin tried to follow through on a campaign promise to sell the Westwind II jet purchased by the past administration, on state credit. Since the election the state has put up the jet on eBay three times. In August 2007, the jet was sold.[34] An election promise is a promise made to the public by a politician who is trying to win an election. ... The Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) Westwind was a highly successful business jet that became a cornerstone of the Israeli aircraft manufacturing industry and remained in production for twenty years. ... This article is about the online auction center. ... August 2007 is the eighth month of that year. ...


Shortly after becoming governor, Palin canceled an 11-mile gravel road outside of Juneau to a mine, reversing a decision made in the closing days or hours of the Murkowski Administration. [35]


In June 2007, Palin signed into law the largest operating budget in the state's history, $6.6 billion.[36] At the same time, she used her veto power to make the second largest cuts of the construction budget in the state history. The $237 million in cuts represented over 300 local projects and reduced the construction budget to nearly $1.6 billion.[37] June 2007 is the sixth month of that year. ...


Political future

Palin has been mentioned as a viable candidate for the Vice-Presidency for GOP candidate Senator John McCain in the 2008 election. [38] McCain redirects here. ... Presidential electoral votes by state The U.S. presidential election of 2008 is scheduled to occur on November 4, 2008. ...

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"What helps her obviously is that she's a woman, she's attractive, she's a conservative, she has a strong record of integrity, she's a spending-cutter, she's not a tax-raiser, and those things obviously would help," Fred Barnes, a regular on Fox News and co-host of The Beltway Boys. Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... Frederic W. Barnes, an American journalist, author, and conservative political commentator, is the executive editor of the news publication The Weekly Standard, co-host with Mort Kondracke of The Beltway Boys on the Fox News Channel, and also regularly appears on Foxs Special Report with Brit Hume. ... Fox News Channels slogan is We Report, You Decide The Fox News Channel is a U.S. cable and satellite news channel. ... The Beltway Boys is an internationally syndicated American television show. ...


"She is enormously popular ... people are really talking about what a popular figure she is, how mediagenic she is, how she would transform people's idea of McCain overnight, because she is so much more youthful and so much more presentable and just takes the Republican Party in a whole new direction," Ron Elving, NPR's It's All Politics podcast, 12 June 2008 McCain redirects here. ... GOP redirects here. ... NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini/Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...

Electoral history

Election results

2006 Gubernatorial Election, Alaska
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sarah Palin 114,697 48.33 -7.6
Democratic Tony Knowles 97,238 40.97 +0.3
Independent Andrew Halcro 22,443 9.46 n/a
Alaskan Independence Don Wright 1,285 0.54 -0.4
Libertarian Billy Toien 682 0.29 -0.2
Green David Massie 593 0.25 -1.0
Write-ins 384 0.16 +0.1
Majority 17,459 7.36
Turnout 238,307 51.1
Republican hold Swing
Alaska Republican Gubernatorial Primary Election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sarah Palin 51,443 50.59 n/a
Republican John Binkley 30,349 29.84 n/a
Republican Frank Murkowski, Incumbent 19,412 19.09 n/a
Republican Merica Hlatcu 211 0.21 n/a
Republican Gerald Heikes 280 0.28 n/a
Majority 21,094 20.75 n/a
Turnout 101,695 n/a n/a
2002 race for Lieutenant Governor (primary)[39]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Loren Leman 21,076 29% n/a
Republican Sarah Palin 19,114 27% n/a
Republican Robin Taylor 16,053 22% n/a
Republican Gail Phillips 13,804 19% n/a
Republican Paul Wieler 1,777 2% n/a

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Preceded by
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Governor of Alaska
2006 - present
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Incumbent
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NAME Palin, Sarah Heath
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Heath, Sarah Louise, Palin, Sarah Louise
SHORT DESCRIPTION
DATE OF BIRTH February 11, 1964
PLACE OF BIRTH Sandpoint, Idaho
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
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