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Kathleen Blanco

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Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (D) is the Governor of Louisiana. She was elected in 2003, but she decided not to run for reelection in 2007.


from her official website:

"Before serving in the state's top office, Governor Blanco completed two terms as Lieutenant Governor. First elected lieutenant governor in 1995, Governor Blanco was overwhelmingly re-elected to her second term in 1999, winning 80 percent of the vote."

"Governor Blanco began her career as a public servant in 1984, when she became the first woman ever elected to represent the people of Lafayette in the state Legislature. Five years later she was elected to the Public Service Commission, where she became the first woman to serve as a Commissioner and, later, as the first woman to chair the Commission (1993-94)."

"Before joining the public sector, Governor Blanco taught at Breaux Bridge High School, a public school in Southwest Louisiana, not far from the community of Coteau, where she was born. She received a B.S. degree in Business Education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette."

"Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco and her husband Raymond have been married since 1964. They are the parents of six children and the proud grandparents of eight."

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This page was last modified 13:45, 21 March 2007 by dKosopedia user Corncam. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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