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|Office||Secretary of Commerce |
|Filing Deadline|| March 16, 2009 - 12:00pm Central|
|Polls Open|| March 24, 2009 - 06:00am Central|
|Polls Close|| March 24, 2009 - 07:00pm Central|
|Term Start|| March 25, 2009 - 12:00am|
|Term End|| August 01, 2011 - 12:00pm|
|Last Modified||AJ August 02, 2011 04:40pm|
Nominee: Gary Locke, of Washington, to be Secretary of Commerce. |
Locke confirmed by the US Senate on March 24, 2009 by voice vote.
Locke was Obama's third choice for U.S. commerce chief after New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and
New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg both withdrew their nominations.