Democrat Mary Peltola tops Sarah Palin to win U.S. House election in Alaska

Democrat Mary Peltola tops Sarah Palin to win U.S. House election in Alaska

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Democrat Mary Peltola will represent Alaska's lone U.S. House seat, after winning a special election that was determined by a ranked- choice voting tabulation on Wednesday. She'll come the the first Alaska Native in Congress. 
In the final round of the count, Peltola, a former state legislator, edged Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor and the 2008 Democratic vice presidential designee, by 3 odds points,51.5 to48.5. 
This is how the campaigners finished after initial voting:
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Peltola's victory denies the controversial Palin, an supporter of former President Donald Trump, an immediate return back onto the public political scene. 
The special election in Alaska was held before this month but it took until Wednesday to tabulate all the correspondence- in votes and calculate the winner with the state's new ranked- choice voting system.

Democratic Nick Begich III came in third in the election, so choosers who had put him as their first choice( or who had written in another candidate) had their ballots reallocated to the candidate who was their alternate choice. 
The special election was to replaceRep. Don Young, who died before this year at the age of 88. Peltola will complete the term and also she, Palin and Begich will face off again in November for the coming two- year term.

Peltola and Palin served together as state lawmakers. 

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Though Palin had sharp words for her fellow Democratic Begich, she abstain from attacking Peltola during the crusade, calling her a squeeze
 . Peltola also didn't badmouth Palin, telling NPR," The region where I am from, there's a big decoration on being regardful, on not using seditious language or harsh tones." 

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