Peltola is Alaska’s first Indigenous individual to carry federal workplace. Her victory was partly attributable to ranked-choice voting, which permits voters to checklist candidates so as of desire.
Below the system, if nobody wins a majority of first-place rankings, the last-place finisher is eradicated and their votes are redistributed to voters’ second selections. The method continues till one candidate attains a majority.
As you’ll be able to see within the video under, Palin appears a little bit bewildered by her loss.
The previous governor questions whether or not second and third-place votes are “gonna resolve who’s gonna win?” and provides an indignant “Actually?!”
“Alaskans need Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi?” she asks rhetorically (since neither of them was on the poll).
Peltola will end out Younger’s time period however will face Palin and Republican Nick Begich III once more in November to resolve who serves a full time period within the Home.
Nonetheless, Palin’s indignant response to her loss attracted plenty of Twitter snark.