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During the 2008 presidential election, Granholm stood in as Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in a series of practice debates with Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden. Granholm had to eliminate upwards of 0 per person from state budget expenditures.
She held jobs as a tour guide at Universal Studios, within customer service for the Los Angeles Times and was the first female tour guide at Marine World Africa USA in Redwood City, piloting boats with 25 tourists aboard. She worked on John Anderson's independent presidential campaign and enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley. She emphasized the need for the state to attract young people and businesses to Michigan.
In 2003, Granholm ran five miles across the Mackinac Bridge, which connects the state's two peninsulas, in 47 minutes during the Mackinac Bridge Walk.
Her run began a new tradition, and 2004 saw the first annual Governor’s Labor Day Bridge Run held hours before the Annual Bridge Walk.
She served in that position for a single term, from 1999 until 2003, when she assumed the role of governor. Granholm was sworn in as the 47th Governor of the state of Michigan on January 1, 2003.
In 2004, Granholm was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. The main issue facing the governor has been the massive budget deficit.
She was upset by proposals to cut state funding to social welfare programs, such as homeless shelters and mental health agencies.
After joining her husband Daniel Mulhern for the last two miles of his October 24, 2004 Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Bank Marathon run, Granholm remarked, "I would love to run a marathon before I'm 50." During Granholm’s first year in office, she made a significant number of budget cuts.In the previous years of Granholm's term, many cuts to higher education had been demanded and voted in the Legislature in order to balance the state budget.