Bill Gillespie

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Bill Gillespie is the Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District of Georgia

Bill Gillespie is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 1st Congressional District (map) of Georgia. He won the Democratic nomination in the July primaries and will now go on to challenge incumbent Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) in the November 2008 Congressional elections.

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

Gillespie served 23 years in the U.S. Army, retiring last year as a Lt. Colonel. [1]

2008 elections

Gillespie won the Democratic nomination in the July primaries and will now go on to challenge incumbent Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) in the November 2008 Congressional elections.[2][3][4]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Bill Gillespie. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

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Committees and affiliations

Committees

Gillespie will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. Official Gillespie for Congress website
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Georgia's 1st Congressional District
  3. Official Gillespie for Congress website
  4. Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post July 16, 2008.

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