Andrew H. Holt

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Andrew H. Holt
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Tennessee House of Representatives District 76
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2004
Master'sUniversity of Tennessee-Martin, 2007
Personal
BirthdayDecember 22, 1981
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Andrew H. "Andy" Holt is a Republican member of the of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 76. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Holt holds a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and Business from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He later received an M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee-Martin. Holt has worked as a farmer and businessman.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources, Vice-chair
Local Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Holt served on these committees:

Issues

NSA surveillance

In January 2014, Holt and State Rep. Stacey Campfield introduced legislation pushing back against the National Security Agency and the federal government’s warrantless surveillance programs. The bills would ban state officials from providing material support to the NSA’s code-breaking facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.[1]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Andrew H. Holt endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election.


Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for 99 seats in the Tennessee House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Joyce Washington was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Andy Holt was unopposed in the Republican primary. Washington and Holt will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Holt won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 76. Holt ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Mark L. Maddox (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 76, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Holt Incumbent 54.3% 11,121
     Democratic Mark Maddox 45.7% 9,356
Total Votes 20,477

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holt was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[6] He defeated Democrat Mark Maddox in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Holt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Holt raised a total of $141,433 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 2, 2013.[8]

Andrew H. Holt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 76 Won $115,811
2010 Tennessee State House, District 76 Won $25,622
Grand Total Raised $141,433

2012

Holt won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Holt raised a total of $115,811.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andrew H. Holt's campaign in 2012
House Republican Caucus$23,259
Tennessee Legislative Campaign Cmte$5,487
Harwell, Beth Halteman$2,800
Stoker, Lillian$2,800
Fisher, Judith$2,800
Total Raised in 2012$115,811
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Holt won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Holt raised a total of $25,622.

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 8 to April 19. In 2014, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 14 to April 18.

  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes relating to conservation and environmental issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on animal protection bills.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 107th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 11 to May 21. In 2012, the 107th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 10 through May 1.

  • Legislators are scored on their votes on Pro-life legislation.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes relating to conservation and environmental issues.

Personal

Holt and his wife have two children. They currently reside in Dresden, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Maddox
Tennessee House of Representatives District 76
2010-present
Succeeded by
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