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  Dole, Elizabeth H.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2006-01-01  
 
NameElizabeth H. Dole
AddressP.O. Box 2109
Salisbury, North Carolina 28145, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 29, 1936 (83 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 22, 2013 09:41pm
Tags Baptist - Christian -
InfoElizabeth Hanford "Liddy" Dole

A native of Salisbury, North Carolina, Mrs. Dole graduated with distinction from Duke University in 1958 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned a degree from Harvard Law School in 1965 and also holds a master's degree in education and government from Harvard.

As President of the American Red Cross, an organization larger than many of the Fortune 500, Mrs. Dole oversaw approximately 32,000 paid and 1.3 million volunteer staff.

Elizabeth Dole took a 14-month unpaid leave of absence from the Red Cross from November 1995 to January 1997 to campaign for her husband, Bob Dole, the Republican nominee for President. In January 1999, she concluded her service at the Red Cross and sought the Republican presidential nomination.

From 1969 to 1973, Mrs. Dole served as Deputy Assistant to President Nixon for Consumer Affairs, beginning a career of dedication to public safety, for which she received the National Safety Council's Distinguished Service Award in 1989.

Mrs. Dole's resume includes six years (1973-1979) as a member of the Federal Trade Commission and two years (1981-1983) as Assistant to President Reagan for Public Liaison.

In February 1983, Mrs. Dole joined President Reagan's Cabinet as Secretary of Transportation ? the first woman to hold that position. During Mrs. Dole's four-and-a-half years at Transportation, the United States enjoyed the safest period then to date in all three major transportation areas ? rail, air, and highway.

Mrs. Dole was sworn in by President Bush as the nation's 20th Secretary of Labor in January 1989. She worked to increase safety and health in the workplace, advocated upgrading the skills of the American workforce, and played a key role in resolving the bitter 11-month Pittston Coal Strike in southwest Virginia.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/21/2008-01/21/2008 Public Policy Polling 44.00% ( 1.0) 33.00% ( 7.0) 23.00% ( 8.0)
09/24/2007-09/27/2007 Elon University 50.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0)
09/18/2007-09/18/2007 Public Policy Polling 45.00% ( 3.0) 40.00% ( 1.0) 15.00% ( 4.0)
08/15/2007-08/15/2007 Public Policy Polling 48.00% ( 2.0) 41.00% ( 1.0) 11.00% ( 3.0)
07/07/2007-07/07/2007 Public Policy Polling 46.00% ( 3.0) 40.00% ( 9.0) 14.00% ( 12.0)
06/19/2007-06/21/2007 Voter/Consumer Research (R) 61.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
02/12/2007-02/12/2007 Public Policy Polling 43.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 0.0)
02/07/2007-02/08/2007 Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 49.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 0.0)
11/08/2006-11/11/2006 Survey USA 52.00% ( 6.0) 40.00% ( 6.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 58.00% ( 3.0) 34.00% ( 2.0) 7.00% ( 6.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 21, 2008 01:00pm News Sen. Dole attempts to name AIDS bill after Jesse Helms  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 06, 2007 12:00am Oops Dole's video briefly hawks chicken on TV  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 18, 2007 12:00pm News Dole fund raising down in 2nd quarter  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 12, 2007 01:00pm News Dole: Troop pullout should start in '08  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 09, 2007 10:00pm News Democrats consider giving Dole free pass  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 27, 2007 11:00pm News Feeling ill, Sen. Dole cuts dinner short  Article The Sunset Provision 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.66670 Average

FAMILY
Husband Robert J. "Bob" Dole Dec 06, 1975-
Stepdaughter Robin Dole 1954-

INFORMATION LINKS
1996 Republican National Convention Speech - Elizabeth Dole  Discuss
Elizabeth Dole for U.S. Senate  Discuss
RACES
  11/04/2008 NC US Senate Lost 44.18% (-8.47%)
  05/06/2008 NC US Senate - R Primary Won 89.96% (+79.92%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2005 NRSC Chairman Won 50.91% (+1.82%)
  01/04/2003 Armed Services Seat 11 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 NC US Senate Won 53.56% (+8.61%)
  09/10/2002 NC US Senate - R Primary Won 80.41% (+66.22%)
  07/01/2000 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-62.00%)
  02/01/2000 NH US Vice President - R Primary Lost 12.97% (-19.37%)
  02/01/2000 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 1.26% (-43.91%)
  11/05/1996 US First Lady Lost 29.55% (-40.89%)
  07/25/1996 US First Lady - R Primary Won 97.62% (+95.44%)
  01/24/1989 Secretary of Labor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/18/1988 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  02/07/1983 US Secretary of Transportation Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 Second Spouse Lost 44.80% (-10.41%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Mitt Romney
MI Governor - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Mike Bouchard
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts Jr.
MS Lt Governor - Nov 04, 2003 R Amy Tuck
MS Governor - Nov 04, 2003 R Haley Barbour
NC US President - R Primary - May 02, 2000 R George W. Bush
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 R George W. Bush