Republican presidential candidate John Mc Cain selected her to run as his vice presidential running mate in the 2008 election.
The Mc Cain/Palin ticket was defeated by the Democratic candidates, Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
Palin resigned as governor effective on July 26, 2009.
She has also appeared on television as a political commentator on Fox News Channel, as well as hosting the reality television series Sarah Palin's Alaska on the TLC network and Amazing America with Sarah Palin on Sportsman Channel.
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Sarah Palin is an American politician and television personality.
She was born on February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho, as Sarah Louise Heath, the daughter of Chuck Heath and Sally Heath.
She grew up in Alaska and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho.
She has been married to Todd Palin since 1988; they have five children.
Sarah Palin worked as a television sportscaster in Anchorage, Alaska, before entering politics in 1992 as a city council member in Wasilla, Alaska.
In 1996, she was elected mayor of Wasilla and served two three-year terms in that position.
She later was appointed to the Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission.
In 2006, Palin was elected governor of Alaska, becoming the first woman to hold that position in the state.