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Posted: Jan. 27, 2003

GATES: RUNNING FOR LT. GOVERNOR

WILMINGTON --  Kelly Gates announced today she has filed a Statement of Organization with the Delaware Department of Elections, formalizing her candidacy for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the 2004 elections.   

I am running for Lt. Governor of Delaware because I have the leadership and insight needed to get our state moving in the right direction, Mrs. Gates said.  I am eager to put my skills and capabilities to work for the people of Delaware. 

 Kelly and her husband, David, live in Wilmington with their two sons. Kelly is currently a principal at Gates and Company and a co-founder of Diamond State Ventures.  She is a member of the Hockessin/Pike Creek Rotary and the Sedgely Farms Neighborhood Association.

Among other activities, she served on the Delaware Preschool Association Advisory Board and with the Junior League of Wilmington, supporting various not-for-profit and charitable activities.  Kelly is currently serving as Vice Chair of the 12th Representative District (elected).  She graduated from the University of Tulsa (Oklahoma) and earned an MBA from Widener University. 

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