Sarah Palin - Conservapedia
- Sarah Louise Heath Palin (pronounced pay'-lynn) (born February 11, 1964) is a conservative Republican who served as the 11th Governor of Alaska from 2006 through 2009. She is the youngest person to hold this office as well as the first woman to do so in the state's history. On July 3, 2009 Palin announced that she would resign as Governor of Alaska.  Executive power was transferred to Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell. Palin was Senator John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate in the 2008 Presidential Election, and the first woman to appear on a Republican Presidential ticket.