Gerald Holland

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Gerald Holland
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Candidate for
Louisiana House of Representatives District 10
High schoolSarepta High School
Date of birthMarch 25, 1939
Campaign website
Gerald Holland was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Holland worked for 26 years as a bank president. He has served as Chairman of the Northwest Group of the Louisiana Bankers Association, and was on the board of First National Bankers Bank, and the Community Bankers of Louisiana.[1]



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Holland ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana House of Representatives District 10. He faced Jerri Ray de Pingre (R), Ronnie Broughton (R) and Gene Reynolds (D) in the primary election on October 22, 2011. Because Louisiana uses a blanket primary system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the Pingre and Reynolds won the primary.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 10 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Reynolds 39% 3,725
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerri Ray de Pingre 26.1% 2,498
     Republican Gerald Holland 22.3% 2,131
     Republican Ronnie Broughton 12.6% 1,205
Total Votes 9,559

Campaign themes

Holland's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • "Pro life, pro-family, pro 2nd Amendment"
  • "GROWTH of Business and JOBS"
  • "NO tax increase"
  • "RESPONSIBLE Government Spending"
  • "Better HIGHWAYS"
  • "STOPPING Job-Killing Big-Government Regulation"
  • "Louisiana's INDUSTRIES under attack by Washington"
  • "QUALITY EDUCATION with Local Control"
  • "REFORM Higher Education"
  • "PREVENT Retirement Fund Bankruptcies"
  • "Sanctity of HUMAN LIFE"


Holland is married and has two children and six grandchildren.[1]

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