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Jim Gilmore
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Candidate status: Dropped out of the race July 14, 2007
Originally filed a statement of candidacy with the FEC on January 9, 2007

Current job: Chairman of the National Council on Readiness and Preparedness

Birth date: October 6, 1949; Richmond, Virginia

Family: Married Roxane; Children, Jay and Ashton

Religion: Methodist

Education: University of Virginia, B.A., 1971; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1977

Campaign Web site: www.gilmoreforpresident.com
IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
Follow the money: Democrats | Republicans
Polls
Registered Republicans' choice for nominee in 2008:
Giuliani
24%
Huckabee
22%
Romney
16%
McCain
13%
Thompson
10%
Paul
6%
Hunter
2%
Tancredo
1%
Sampling error: +/-5 percentage points. Based on interviews with 379 registered Republicans. The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll was conducted September 7-9, 2007.
Supporters
Some supporters, who may have also contributed to other candidates, include:
John Snow, former Treasury Secretary
Co-hosted March fundraiser in Richmond, Virginia
John Snow
Paul Jost, one-time House candidate
Donated $25,000 to Gilmore's PAC and $2,100 to campaign
William Goodwin Jr., chairman of CCA Industries
Co-hosted March fundraiser in Richmond, Virginia
Bruce Gottwald, chairman of NewMarket Corporation
Co-hosted March fundraiser in Richmond, Virginia
* Money figures are according to FEC
Advisers
Some of the top and notable advisers, according to the campaigns and/or media reports.
Kieran Mahoney, general consultant
Veteran of numerous Senate campaigns and advised Bob Dole during his presidential campaign
Boyd Marcus, consultant
Chief of staff while Gilmore was governor
Tom Bunnell, deputy campaign manager
Managed Sen. Burns' unsuccessful 2006 re-election bid and was political director for Republican Governors Association
Christian Josi, consultant
Former executive director of American Conservative Union, campaign consultant on Dan Quayle's 1999 presidential campaign, authored critical biography of Hillary Clinton.
Troy Bishop, Iowa campaign manager
Served as executive director of the Polk County GOP, staffer on Steve Forbes for President campaign in 2000.
Tom Readmond, consultant
Worked as executive director of Media Freedom Project with Grover Norquist at Americans for Tax Reform, staffer with Texas U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm.
Gilmore on the Issues
Abortion
Opposes abortion rights. As governor, signed into law a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, parental notification requirement for minors seeking an abortion and a ban on the procedure opponents have called "partial-birth" abortion.
Immigration
Opposes providing a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
Iraq
Supports Bush plan to send additional American troops to Iraq. Also opposes a fixed timetable for troop withdrawal. Says diplomacy needed to resolve sectarian violence.
Same-sex marriage
Opposes same-sex marriage and civil unions.
Taxes
Supports making Bush tax cuts permanent.
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