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Lindsey Holmes

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Lindsey Holmes
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Alaska House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMiddlebury College, 1995
Master'sStanford University, 1996
J.D.University of Chicago, 2001
Personal
BirthdayOctober 16, 1973
Place of birthAnchorage, AK
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lindsey Holmes (b. October 16, 1973) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 19. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Party switch

Holmes served as a Democrat until switching parties following her re-election in the 2012 general election.

Biography

Holmes' professional experience includes working as a law clerk with the Alaska Supreme Court, Attorney with Ashburn and Mason, Attorney with Heller Ehrman White and McAuliffe, and Project Manager with Rise Alaska Limited Liability Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:

Issues

  • HB 131 - "An Act relating to use of child safety seats and seat belts."
  • HB 222 - "An Act prohibiting discrimination by health care insurers based on genetic information; providing special enrollment requirements related to Medicaid and state child health plan coverage; requiring a health care insurer to offer coverage for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; providing continuity of coverage for college students during medically necessary leaves of absence from college; requiring health care insurers in the group market to provide parity in the application of mental health and substance abuse benefits that comply with federal requirements; amending the definition of 'dentist' to include out-of-state dentists for purposes of certain dental insurance requirements; and providing for an effective date."[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Holmes ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 19. She ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2]Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Alaska House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLindsey Holmes Incumbent 55% 4,199
     Republican Anand Dubey 44.8% 3,419
     Write-in Write-in 0.2% 15
Total Votes 7,633

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holmes won re-election to the 26th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition.[3] She defeated Independent Phil Isley in the November 2 general election.[4]

Alaska House of Representatives District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Lindsey Holmes (D) 4,380
Phil Isley (I) 1,696

2008

In 2008 Holmes was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 26. Holmes (D) ran unopposed and finished with 5,806 votes.[5] Holmes raised $30,810 for her campaign fund.[6]

Alaska House of Representatives District 26
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Lyndsey Holmes (D) 5,806

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Holmes raised $28,639 in contributions. [7]

Her three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alaska Public Employees Association $3,395
Alaska State Employees Association Local 52 $3,000
Nea-Alaska $2,000

2008

In 2008 Holmes raised $30,810 for her campaign fund. Five of her top contributors are listed below.[8]

Contributor 2008 total
Int Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,000
Carpenters & Joiners Local 1281 $2,000
AK State Employees Assoc Local 52 $1,500
AK Public Employees Assoc $1,500
NEA-Alaska $1,000

Personal

Holmes is on the Board of the Anchorage Concert Foundation of the Anchorage Downtown Rotary Club, and Trustee with The Nature Conservancy - Alaska Chapter.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 19
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 26
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Lora Reinbold (R)