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  US Secretary of Commerce
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of Commerce
OfficeSecretary of Commerce
Type Confirmation
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
ContributorCraverguy
Last ModifiedAJ August 02, 2011 04:40pm
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Description 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.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won01/20/2009
NameOtto J. Wolff Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/20/2009 - 03/25/2009 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/20/2011
NameJohn E. Bryson Votes74 (74.00%)
Term10/21/2011 - 06/21/2012 Margin48 (+48.00%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/04/2009 03/24/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Gary Locke ------12
Reject 1 ----1
Judd A. Gregg ------1
Leaning Call: Gary Locke (84.21%)
Weighted Call: Gary Locke (68.64%)

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Name Gov. Gary Locke Reject  
PartyDemocratic No Party Affiliation  
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Uncertified Votes99 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -99 (-100.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website  
Entry Date 02/23/2009 02/03/2009  
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DROPPED OUT
Judd A. Gregg (R)
Feb 03, 2009 - Feb 12, 2009

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 23, 2009 05:00pm News Former Wash. Gov. Gary Locke Likely To Commerce  Article J.R. 
Feb 12, 2009 03:00pm News Gregg withdraws nomination to become commerce secy  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Feb 12, 2009 02:00am News Bipartisanship dead? Huge blow for Barack Obama as Judd Gregg withdraws as Commerce Secretary nominee  Article ScottĀ³ 
Feb 05, 2009 04:00pm News White House to Bypass Commerce on Census  Article ScottĀ³ 
Feb 03, 2009 11:00am News Gregg Voted to Kill Commerce Before He Agreed to Lead It   Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Feb 02, 2009 11:45pm News Cabinet deal is set for Gregg  Article AJ 

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