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Presidency 2008:

Bill Richardson
Governor William B. "Bill" Richardson
(Democrat - New Mexico)

WITHDREW FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE ON JANUARY 10, 2008,
AFTER A WEAK FINISHES IN IOWA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE.


BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: Candidate for Congress, 1980. US Congressman, 1983-97 (elected 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996). US Ambassador to the United Nations, 1997-98. US Secretary of Energy, 1998-2001. Governor of New Mexico, 2003-present (elected 2002, 2006). Chairman, 2004 Democratic National Convention. Chairman, Democratic Governors Association, 2006. Nominated four times for the Nobel Peace Prize.

PROFESSIONAL: Congressional Aide, 1971-78. International Business Consultant, 1978-82.

EDUCATION: B.A. (French/Political Science), Tufts University, 1970. M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts Univ.), 1971.

PERSONAL: Born November 15, 1947, in Pasadena, California. Married to Barbara Flavin Richardson. Catholic.


LINKS:

Richardson for President - Official Campaign Site.
GetOurTroopsOut.com - Official Campaign Site #2.
Office of Governor Bill Richardson - Government Site
Bill Richardson 2006 - Official 2006 Governor Re-Election Site.
America for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Richardson Brings Hope - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
The Bill Richardson Blog - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
The Richardson Solution - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Vote for Bill Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Colorado for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Florida for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Maine for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Missouri for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
New Mexicans for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
South Carolina for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Texas for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Washington for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Wisconsin for Richardson - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
2008 Presidential Wire: Bill Richardson - News Aggregator.
Wikipedia: Bill Richardson - Online Resource.
Project Vote Smart: Bill Richardson - Online Resource.
Albuquerque Journal: Richardson Watch Blog - Online Resource.
Biographical Directory of the US Congress: Bill Richardson - Online Biography.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

Governor Bill Richardson
490 Old Santa Fe Trail
Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Telephone: 505.476.2200


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