|George E.B. Holding|
|U.S. House, North Carolina, District 13|
|January 3, 2013-Present|
|January 3, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Predecessor||Brad Miller (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Groton School|
|Bachelor's||Wake Forest University|
|J.D.||Wake Forest University|
|Date of birth||April 17, 1968|
|Place of birth||Raleigh, North Carolina|
Prior to his congressional career Holding served the Federal Prosecuter's Office in Raleigh, N.C. uner Attorney Frank Whitney until he was appointed by former U.S. President George W. Bush to succeed Whitney as Prosecuter.
Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Holding is an average Republican member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Republican Party on the majority of bills.
Holding grew up in Raleigh. He attended Groton School in Massachusetts and then graduated from Wake Forest University in 1990. He went on to get his J.D. from Wake Forest as well in 1996. 
- 2006-2011: U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina
- One of his more high profile cases involved initiating the prosecution of former Democratic Senator John Edwards. He had resigned to run for Congress, and did not participate in the bulk of the hearing.
- 2002-2006: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina
- 2001-2002: Practicing lawyer
- 1999-2001: Legislative aide, Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C.
- 1996-1999: Practicing lawyer
Holding serves on the following committees:
- Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats
- Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
- Committee on Judiciary
- Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
- Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
Holding ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 13th District. Holding won the nomination on the Republican ticket.  The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. The primary took place on May 8, 2012. Holding defeated Paul Coble and Bill Randall in the Republican primary.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 13 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||George E.B. Holding||56.8%||210,495|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 13 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Paul Y. Coble||34.2%||29,354|
In March 2012, Holding released a 30-second campaign ad titled "Unfunded Liabilities," that attacks rival Paul Coble's fiscal record.
On April 30, 2012, Holding released a second 30-second ad titled "Unglued."
Comprehensive donor information for Holding is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Holding raised a total of $1,685,833 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.
|George Holding's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||U.S. House (North Carolina, District 13)||$1,685,833|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,685,833|
|U.S. House of Representatives, North Carolina's 13th Congressional District, 2012 - George Holding Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Runner-up||$18,132|
|Total Spent by Election Runner-up||$18,132|
|Top contributors to George Holding's campaign committee|
|Ward & Smith||$48,458|
|First Citizens Bancshares||$25,450|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Lifetime voting record
According to the website GovTrack, Holding missed 3 of 108 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Apr 2013, which is 2.8% of votes during that period. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Holding's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $3,942,054 to $8,930,000. That averages to $6,436,027, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232.
Percentage voting with party
George E.B. Holding voted with the Republican Party 95.6% of the time, which ranked 51 among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.
He is married to his wife, Lucy. Together, they have four children.
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- Social media:
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Congressional profile at CongressMerge.com
- Congressional profile at GovTrack.us
- Congressional profile at OpenCongress.org
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Congressional profile and news at Roll Call
- Profile at Wikipedia
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
- Financial information at OpenSecrets.org
- Issue positions and quotes at On The Issues
- Legislation at Congress.gov
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Collected news and commentary at The Washington Post
- Politico "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"
- Washington Times "George E.B. Holding" Accessed June 26, 2013
- National Journal "North Carolina, 13th House District: George Holding (R)," November 9, 2012
- CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
- News & Observer "Holding to run for Miller's seat," Accessed December 26, 2011
- North Carolina State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Results" Accessed October 10, 2012
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- Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- Open Secrets "George E.B. Holding" Accessed May 16, 2013
- Open Secrets "George Holding 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 1, 2013
- GovTrack, "George Holding" Accessed April 2013
- OpenSecrets.org "George Holding (R-NC), 2011," accessed February 21, 2013
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
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