updated October 18, 2007
RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL
GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC. [Filed
papers with New York State on Nov. 10, 2006 and with the FEC on Nov. 20,
(announced Oct. 10, 2007)
Combs was elected Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in Nov.2006.
She previously served as Agriculture Commissioner, elected in 1998 and
2002. Served as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas, where she
handled child abuse cases. Graduated from Vassar College and received
her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. A native
of San Antonio, she currently lives in Austin.
||Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan
(announced Oct. 18, 2007), Appointed
to the Texas Railroad Commission in 1998 to fill a vacant seat, elected
to complete the term in 2000 and re-elected to a six-year term in 2002.
He is the first African American in Texas history to hold an executive
statewide elected post. Prior to his appointment to the Commission,
Williams served as general counsel to a Texas-based high-tech corporation
and he is a former attorney at Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. He also served
as the General Counsel of the Republican Party of Texas. Assistant
Secretary of Education for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education
and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Law Enforcement at the U.S. Department
of the Treasury under President George H. W. Bush. He served as Special
Assistant to Attorney General Richard Thornburgh in President Ronald Reaganís
Justice Department. Bachelor, masterís and law degrees from the University
of Southern California.
||Railroad Commission Chairman Michael
endorsed by Gov. Rick Perry (TX) (Oct.
17, 2007) +
endorsed by U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (TX-32)
(reported by Newsday, Jan. 30, 2007; announced
Feb. 12, 2007)
© 2007 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action