Who Won the Debate Between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden? Who came away the victor? And will it make a difference in your vote? Post your thoughts. Oct. 3, 2008 | 12:15 p.m. EDT + More Sarah Palin and Joe Biden had their vice presidential debate show-down Thursday night. Who won? Why? Will it affect your vote in November? Post your thoughts below. Previously: How should Joe Biden handle his debate with Sarah Palin?