Electoral history of Sarah Palin

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

National elections[edit]

United States presidential election, 2008 [1]

Alaska statewide races[edit]

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 Percentage
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 Percentage
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[edit]

Wasilla, Alaska Mayoral Election, 1999[3]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Sarah Palin (incumbent) 909 73.6%
John Stein 292 23.6%
Cliff Silvers 32 2.6%


Wasilla, Alaska Mayoral Election, 1996[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Sarah Palin 651 57.6%
John Stein (incumbent) 440 38.9%
Cliff Silvers 36 3.5%

Wasilla City Council races[edit]

Wasilla, Alaska City Council Election, Seat E, 1995[5]
Candidate Votes Percentage
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 Percentage
Sarah Palin 530 54.9%
John Hartrick 310 32.1%
Write-ins 125 13.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "President – Election Center 2008". CNN. Retrieved 2008-11-19. 
  2. ^ "State of Alaska Primary Election - August 27, 2002: Official Results". 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. 
  4. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 1, 1996: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1996-10-01. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  5. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 3, 1995: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1995-10-03. 
  6. ^ "City of Wasilla Municipal Election – October 6, 1992: Official Results". City Clerk. City of Wasilla. 1992-10-06.