United States Elections 2008
Republican Mike Huckabee
Filed a statement of
candidacy with the FEC
on January 29, 2007
Current job: Term
as Arkansas governor
ended in January 2007
date: August 24,
1955; Hope, Arkansas
University, B.A., 1975;
Worked in the
Arkansas' lieutenant governor.
Elected governor of
Arkansas and served until January 2007.
the author of several books, including "From Hope to
Higher Ground: 12 STOPS to Restoring America's
Greatness" (2007), "Quit Digging Your Grave With A
Knife And Fork" (2005) and "Living Beyond Your
In 2003, Huckabee was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
and lost more than 100 pounds over the next year.