Gilmore 2 facts

  • During his successful 1997 gubernatorial campaign, Jim Gilmore became a cause célèbre among conservatives with his “No Car Tax” pitch to voters in Virginia.
  • While Jim Gilmore chaired the RNC in 2001, it raised about $60 million — although he stepped down a year early amid tensions with the White House.
  • Jim Gilmore raised less than $400,000 for his unsuccessful 2008 presidential campaign, which he ended after officially running for just three months.