Unformatted text preview: Contents Biology Academic Career Political Career Political Standing Biography Age:44 Birthplace: Idaho. US Residence : Wasilla, Alaska Parents: father was a science teacher and track coach, mother was a school secretary Religious beliefs: nondenominational Christian Academic Career High school --- Wasilla High School College --- Hawaii Pacific College Bachelor of Science degree Won the Miss Wasilla Pageant Political Career Elected mayor Wasilla (1996) Made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor (2002) Won the Republican primary for Governor in Alaska (2006) 2008 Vice-presidential campaign On August 29, 2008, in Dayton, Ohio, Senator John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate, announced that he had chosen Palin as his running mate. Palin is the second woman to run on a major U.S. party ticket Political Standing social conservative Palin has promoted oil and natural gas resource development in Alaska, including in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).She has opposed federal listing of the polar bear as an endangered species, warning that it would adversely affect energy development in Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Biography http://rncnyc2004.blogspot.com/2008/08/governor-sarah-palin-bi http://rncnyc2004.blogspot.com/2008/08/governor-sarah-palin-b Governor Palin's biography http://gov.state.ak.us/bio.html Sarah Palin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POLI 201 taught by Professor Bee-yatch during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.
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