Candidate Profile Bill Richardson



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Current Position

Governor of New Mexico


Birthdate: November 15, 1947; Pasadena, Calif. (Age: 60)

Education: B.A., Tufts University (1966); M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1971)

Military: None

Family: Married (Barbara Richardson)

Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.

Religion: Catholic

Career Highlights

• Governor of New Mexico (2003 - present)

• Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (1998-2000)

• U.S. Representative to United Nations (1997-98)

• U.S. House of Representatives (1983-97)

• Executive Director, New Mexico Democratic Party/Bernalillo County (1978-80)

Presidential Announcement Date

May 21, 2007

Dropped Out Of Race

January 10, 2008

Books Authored

"Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life" (2007)

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