The following are facts about Sarah Palin, the youngest person and first woman to be elected the governor of Alaska:
Born: Feb. 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho
Home: Wasilla, Alaska
Education: University of Idaho, B.S. 1987
Marital Status: Married (Todd)
Elected Office: Wasilla City Council, 1992-96; Wasilla Mayor, 1996-2002.
Professional Career: Television sports reporter, 1987-89; Co-owner, commercial fishing operation, 1988-2007; Owner, snow machine, watercraft, and all-terrain vehicle business, 1994-97; chairwoman, Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, 2003-2004. Governor 2006.