Sarah Palin has advanced to the general election in the Alaska’s sole House race, according to a report from The New York Post. Republican Nick Begich will also advance along with Democrat Mary Peltola to make the state’s ranked-choice ballot.
From The New York Post:
Under a voter-approved elections process being used for the first time in Alaska elections this year, party primaries have been replaced with open primaries in which the top four vote-getters in each race advance to the general election. In the general election ranked voting will be used.
In the House primary, Palin, Republican Nick Begich and Democrat Mary Peltola have advanced to the November election. The last slot also had not yet been determined. The winner of the November race will be elected to a two-year term.
“As we wrap up the first phase of a wild and crazy election season, I would like to thank these wonderful supporters for placing their trust in me to be a fierce and unapologetic advocate for the interests of all Alaskans! I promise I won’t let you down,” Palin shared in a statement early Wednesday morning.
“I will be honored to fight for Alaska against the ever-growing corruption in Washington, D.C. I’m especially grateful to everyone who volunteered to help campaign – you guys are the happy warriors who make campaigning fun, and it’s an honor working with you. I know you’ll have the stamina to stick with me on the campaign trail through November,” she added.
Palin has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump.
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