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Mike Holcomb

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Mike Holcomb
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Baptist College
Personal
ProfessionPublic Education
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Holcomb is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Holcomb earned his B.S. from Southern Baptist College. His professional experience includes working in public education for 28 years.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Holcomb served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Transportation
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs
Public Retirement and Social Security Programs, Alternate

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Mike Holcomb is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Patricia Ferrell Mays is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

Holcomb ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 10. Holcomb and Dorothy Hall defeated Gene Yarbrough in the May 22 Democratic primary. Holcomb then defeated Hall in the June 12 primary runoff election. He defeatedCharles Roberts (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5][6][7]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Holcomb 55.3% 5,813
     Republican Charles Roberts 44.7% 4,698
Total Votes 10,511
Arkansas House of Representatives District 10 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Holcomb (advanced to runoff) 41.1% 1,814
Green check mark transparent.pngDorothy Hall (advanced to runoff) 35.2% 1,554
Gene Yarbrough 23.8% 1,050
Total Votes 4,418

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Holcomb is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Holcomb raised a total of $74,164 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 7, 2013.[8]

Mike Holcomb's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 10 Won $74,164
Grand Total Raised $74,164

2012

Holcomb won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Holcomb raised a total of $74,164.

Scorecards

Arkansas Freedom Scorecard

The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute.[9] Holcomb received a score of 56% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 63rd out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.

Personal

Holcomb has three children.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sheilla E. Lampkin (D)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 10
2013–present
Succeeded by
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