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|Governor of Arkansas|
|1996 – 2007|
|Predecessor||Jim Guy Tucker|
|Chairman, National Governors Association|
|Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas|
|1993 – 1996|
|Bachelor's||Ouachita Baptist University (1976)|
|Birthday||August 24, 1955|
|Place of birth||Hope, Arkansas|
Huckabee is an ordained Southern Baptist minister, a public speaker, a musician and the author of several best selling books, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, musician and a public speaker.
- Attended, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976-1977
- BA, Ouachita Baptist University, 1976
In 2005, Governing magazine named Huckabee as one of eight "Public Officials of the Year" for his accomplishments as a proponent of "compassionate conservatism." Other honorees included Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and Florida Senator Paula Dockery. Each year since 1994, Governing has selected a handful of state and local officials to honor for standout job performance. The Public Officials of the Year program "recognizes leaders from state, city and county government who exemplify the ideals of public service."
Jim Guy Tucker
|Governor of Arkansas
| Succeeded by|
State of Arkansas
Little Rock (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of State | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Executive Director of Natural Resources Commission | Commissioner of State Lands| Director of Labor | Public Service Commission|