Former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R-VA): Iowa Visits
updated through July 15, 2007  7 visits, 9 days

2007 (3 visits: 4 days)
Gilmore announced the end of his candidacy on July 14, 2007.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore officially announced his candidacy in a live webcast from the Iowa Republican Party headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa on April 26, 2007.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore visited Iowa on April 20-21, 2007.  On April 20he plans to talk with Iowa voters in a web forum from the Republican Party of Iowa headquarters in Des Moinescanceled following Virginia Tech shootings; he visited with College Republicans at the University of Iowa in Iowa City; spoke at the Jackson County Soup & Sandwich Supper in Pearson Hall at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa.  On April 21 he did a meet and greet at the Steeplegate Inn in Davenport; spoke to the Iowa Federation of Republican Women at the Downtown Holiday Inn in Des Moines; met with College Republicans at Iowa State University in Ames; and attended the Iowa Sportsmen’s Federation Annual Banquet at Diamond Jack’s Restaurant at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore attended and made remarks at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Unity Dinner at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines, Iowa on April 14, 2007.

2006 (4 visits: 5 days)  Ed. note: Gilmore was not widely seen as a presidential prospect until the latter part of 2006.
>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore attended the Republican Party of Iowa’s annual Christmas open house reception at party headquarters on East Ninth Street in Des Moines, Iowa late afternoon on December 18, 2006.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore visited Iowa on October 21-22, 2006.  On October 21 he attended a fundraiser in Council Bluffs.  On October 22 he appeared at a fundraiser to benefit State Rep. Jim Kurtenbach's campaign for State Senate in Webster City; and at a campaign event for congressional candidate Jeff Lamberti in Des Moines.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore visited Iowa on September 12, 2006 to participate in a fundraiser for Polk County supervisor candidate Wes Enos at the Hyperion Field Club in Johnston.

>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore spoke at a Polk County GOP organizational meeting at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa on January 16, 2006 (Martin Luther King Day weekend).

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