Fun Fact: Peltola Would Be 1st Alaska Native To Serve In Congress

  • Democrat Mary Peltola widened her lead over Republican Sarah Palin in results late Tuesday night in the U.S. House race to finish Rep. Don Young’s term and in the primary election for the next House term.
  • Peltola would be the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress. Palin is the former Alaska governor. Begich is the grandson of a Democrat who held the House seat.