Sarah Palin was the first female Republican vice presidential nominee. It seems Sarah is returning to politics. Palin threw up this photo of herself at the State of Alaska Division of Elections, where she was submitting her papers in the nick of time, just before the 5 p.m. deadline.
She is hoping the Alaskans will have her by putting her hat in the ring for an open congressional seat after a long absence from public service. There’s a vacancy left by the late Don Young, who died unexpectedly a few weeks ago. The former Alaska governor and one-time presidential running mate of John McCain revealed recently that she will be entering the crowded field of candidates fighting for the vacancy.
Today I’m announcing my candidacy for the U.S. House seat representing Alaska. Public service is a calling, and I would be honored to represent the men and women of Alaska in Congress, just as Rep. Young did for 49 years. America is at a tipping point. As I’ve watched the far left destroy the country, I knew I had to step up and join the fight. The people of the great State of Alaska, like others all over the country, are struggling with out-of-control inflation, empty shelves, and gas prices that are among the highest in the world.
That rhetoric isn’t surprising, given that she endorsed the ex-Prez ahead of the 2016 election and appears to have supported him throughout his term, including now. Palin hasn’t been involved in politics in any formal manner since resigning from the governorship in early 2009, shortly after she and McCain were defeated by Barack Obama.
Since then, she has toyed with the idea of returning to politics — from a possible bid for President to a municipal office — but she has never plunged back into the pool. Given that Palin is the most well-known of the dozens of candidates vying for Young’s old job, she stands a good chance of winning. We’ll see how people vote in the coming months.
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