Former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin loses House special election | USA TODAY

Former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin lost the special election for Alaska's only U.S. House seat to Democrat Mary Peltola. RELATED: Times Square in New York City now a 'Gun Free Zone' following new law Mary Peltola won Alaska's special congressional election Wednesday and will finish the remainder term of the late Rep. Don Young until January. Peltola will be the first Alaska native to serve in Congress. Young had held the seat for nearly 50 years. Peltola, former Gov. Sarah Palin and Nick Begich ran both in a special election to fill out the rest of Young's term and will run in the general election for a new term. Wednesday's results will be confirmed by the state elections board in the coming days. » Subscribe to USA TODAY: » Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY: » USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR. #Alaska #Election #GOP


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