Bill Weld Bill Weld was Governor of Massachusetts from 1991-1996 after a career as legal counsel for the Justice Department and other public entities. He unsuccessfully ran for vice president on the Libertarian ticket during the 2016 presidential elections. The Riveter Report Campaign leadership positions held by women: 50.0% Appearing at The Riveter? Yet to be determined. Would be the first woman president? No. Learn more about Bill Weld.