Alaska, Love It or Leave It?: For the Better Part of Seven Years (1995-2002) Sarah Palin’s Husband Was a Formally Registered Member of the Secessionist Alaska Independence Party!

This afternoon, TPM Online delivered this muckraking revelation (yet something else McCain’s vetters apparently failed to catch):

The McCain camp today disputed rumors that presumptive vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was ever registered with the secessionist Alaska Independence Party by releasing years of voter registration history . . . but it looks like that doesn’t apply to her husband.

This afternoon, the director of Division of Elections in Alaska, Gail Fenumiai, told TPMmuckraker that Todd Palin registered in October 1995 to the Alaska Independence Party, a radical group that advocates for Alaskan secession from the United States.

Besides a short period of a few months in 2000 when he changed his registration to undeclared, Todd Palin remained a registered member of AIP until July 2002 when he registered again as an undeclared voter.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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