Sarah Palin's file

Palin

Republican from Alaska

Sarah Palin was the Republican nominee for vice president in 2008. She is also the former governor of Alaska and the author of  Going Rogue: An American Life. Sarah Palin's previous experience includes leading the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and serving as the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True6 (%)(6)
  • Half True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly False9 (%)(9)
  • False19 (%)(19)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

Recent statements involving Sarah Palin

Recent stories featuring Sarah Palin

A look back at Lie of the Year

We’ve been naming the most significant falsehood of the year since 2009.

Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin and the Iran deal

A high-profile trio--Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin--rallied against the Iran nuclear deal.

 

HELPFULLY, PolitiFact posted your six things to know about the Iran deal.

 

See Trump's PolitiFact report card here; see Cruz's report card here.

Texas fact checks in August topped by look into Wendy Davis claim about Greg Abbott and a rapist

An ominous ad about Greg Abbott and a salesman-rapist led our fact checks sparking the most reader interest in August.

Sarah Palin not often fact-checked in Texas

Two years passed between PolitiFact Texas fact checks of Sarah Palin; the latest pair had to do with Palin’s critique of the indictments of Gov. Rick Perry.

Sarah Palin twice, the DA's vodka, Rand Paul on tanks: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

The former Alaska governor weighs in, with mixed results, on Gov. Rick Perry's indictment in Texas. Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, talks about the increasing militarization of America's civilian police forces -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.