VP Candidate Profile Sarah Palin














Republican Vice Presidential Candidate




Named As McCain's VP Pick

August 29, 2008






Photo Essay


Sarah Palin:
A Life in
Photos







Party

Republican



Campaign Web Site


JohnMcCain.com




Current Position

Governor, Alaska




Personal

Birthdate: Feb. 11, 1964; Sandpoint,
Idaho (Age: 44)


Education: University of Idaho, B.S. in journalism (1987)

Military: None

Family: Married (Todd Palin); 5 Children (Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper and Trig)

Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska


Religion: Christian



Career Highlights

• Governor, elected in 2006

• Chairwoman of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, 2003-04

• Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, 1996-2002

• City council of Wasilla, Alaska, 1992-1996


• Owned with her husband a snowmobile, watercraft, ATV business, 1994-97


• Co-owner, commercial fishing operation, 1988-2007


• Sports reporter for two Anchorage television stations, 1987-89


• Ran for Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, 2002











































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