ADN Politics podcast — How Mary Peltola won Alaska’s special election for U.S. House

Listen: In a major political upset, Democrat Mary Peltola beat former Gov. Sarah Palin to be Alaska’s next representative in the U.S. House. We unpack what happened.

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Each week, host Elizabeth Harball talks with ADN journalists and others about some of Alaska’s biggest news stories. Subscribe here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Who is Mary Peltola? How did she win? How did the Republican candidates lose? And what does Peltola’s victory mean in the lead-up to the general election in November?

On this episode, host Elizabeth Harball is joined by Anchorage Daily News reporter Iris Samuels to discuss all these questions and more about Alaska’s unique, high-profile special election for Alaska’s lone seat in the U.S. House.

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Host: Elizabeth Harball. Guest: Iris Samuels. Produced by Elizabeth Harball, Zachariah Hughes and Evan Phillips. Editor: David Hulen.


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