Palin Loses Alaska House Bid

At a glance

  • Palin and later-Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain as the GOP presidential nominee lost in 2008.
  • Former Democrat state lawmaker Mary Peltola on Wednesday night was projected winner over Trump-backed Palin to fill term of late-GOP Rep. Don Young.
  • Win makes Peltola first Alaska Native in Congress.
  • Peltola will also be first Democrat in decades to hold state’s only congressional seat.



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