Rudy Giuliani-Organization, Maryland
updated November 21, 2007

RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC.  [Filed papers with New York State on Nov. 10, 2006 and with the FEC on Nov. 20, 2006]
State Chair former Gov. Robert Ehrlich
(endorsement announced March 22, 2007; Mid-Atlantic Regional Chairman)  Currently a partner at the law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC in Baltimore.  Elected Governor in Nov. 2002 and served one term (defeated by Martin O'Malley in Nov. 2006).  Elected to the U.S. Congress in 1994 and served eight years.  Elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 1986 and served eight years.  Attorney at the Ober, Kaler, Grimes and Shriver in Baltimore.  Law degree from Wake Forest University Law School, 1982.  Graduate of Princeton University, 1979.  Raised in working class Arbutus, outside Baltimore.

State Co-Chairs (announced Nov. 20, 2007)
Gail Bartkovich - a retired dental hygienist, was first elected to the Wicomico County Council in November 2002 and is a member of the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission.

David Craig - has served as Harford County Executive since July 2005. He has been with the Harford County public school system for 34 years. He also served as Mayor of Havre de Grace and as a State Delegate and Senator in the Maryland General Assembly.

Howard Denis - most recently served on the Montgomery County Council after representing Montgomery County in the Maryland State Senate.

John Leopold - was elected Anne Arundel County Executive in November 2006 after representing the county in the House of Delegates for 20 years. At the time of his initial election as State Delegate, he was the first Republican to ever represent his district. Before moving to Maryland, Leopold served in the Hawaii State House of Representatives and Senate.

Scott Rolle - was elected to serve three terms as State’s Attorney for Frederick County. A graduate of the F.B.I. National Law Institute, Rolle is an adjunct professor of criminal law at Mount Saint Mary’s University and Frederick Community College. He also serves as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve.
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