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Sarah Palin Won Governor Race with Less than 50% and less than most congressional race winners get

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Here, from wikipedia, is a chart of voting results for Sarah Palin's Gubernatorial race. She won with less than a majority of the vote and the total number of voters was less than turn out for most congressional seats.

 

Election results
2006 Gubernatorial Election, Alaska
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Republican   114,697 48.33 -7.6

Democratic Tony Knowles 97,238 40.97 +0.3

Independent Andrew Halcro 22,443 9.46 n/a

Alaskan Independence Don Wright 1,285 0.54 -0.4

Libertarian Billy Toien 682 0.29 -0.2

Green David Massie 593 0.25 -1.0

Write-ins   384 0.16 +0.1
Majority 17,459 7.36  
Turnout 238,307 51.1  

Republican hold Swing 4.0  
Alaska Republican Gubernatorial Primary Election, 2006

 

 

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