Mike Huckabee

Name: Mike Huckabee

Party: Republican

Occupation: Businessman, Baptist Minister

Current Position/Job: Candidate

Status: 1/29/07 Statement of Candidacy

Campaign Website: http://www.mikehuckabee.com


Birthdate: August 24, 1955

Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas

Hometown: Hope, Arkansas

Spouse: Janet Huckabee

Children: John Mark, David and Sarah Huckabee

Religion: Baptist


Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.A., 1980

Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1975

Hope High School


Public Service/ Elected Offices:

Arkansas Governor, 1996-2007

Arkansas Lt. Governor, 1993-96

Military Service:


Businesses Owned, Board memberships, Past careers:

President, Cambridge Communications, 1992-1996

President, KBSC-TV, 1987-1992

President, ACTS-TV, 1983-1986

Baptist Minister, 1980-1992

Advertising Director, Focus, 1976-1980

Former Chairman, Southern Governors' Association

Former Chairman, Southern Regional Education Board

Former Chairman, Southern Growth Policies Board

Former Chairman, Southern Technology Council

Former Chairman, Southern International Trade Council

Former Chairman, Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission

Career Highlights:

1976-1980: Worked in the advertising field

1980-1992: Baptist minister.

1983-1986: President of ACTS-TV

1987-1992: President of KBSC-TV

1992-1996: President of Cambridge Communications

1993-1996: Served as Arkansas' lieutenant governor

1996: Elected governor of Arkansas and served until January 2007