22 January 2008

Gilmore garners support from 13 U.S. Senators

According to a statement released today by the Gilmore campaign, thirteen sitting United States Senators have endorsed Jim Gilmore to be the next Senator from Virginia. According to this release, the following Senators support Governor Gilmore's bid for the Senate seat being vacated by senior Senator John Warner.

Jeff Sessions (AL)
Wayne Allard (CO)
Mike Crapo (ID)
Chuck Grassley (IA)
Norm Coleman (MN)
Trent Lott (MS)
Thad Cochran (MS)
Elizabeth Dole (NC)
Richard Burr (NC)
Jim Inhofe (OK)
Jim DeMint (SC)
Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Orrin Hatch (UT)

This is substantial support among sitting Senators. The Gilmore campaign probably anticipates garnering more support in the coming weeks and months.

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