|North Carolina House of Representatives District 88|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
He served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve where he reached the rank of Captain. He has been a physician assistant for over 27 years, 20 of which were spent working for Family Care Center in Taylorsville.
Hollo earned his bachelor's degree at Southern Illinois University and his medical degree from the Bowman-Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University. He and his wife, Barbara, have two sons.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hollo has been appointed to the following committees:
- Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Vice Chair
- Health and Human Services Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives, Chair
- Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives
- Public Utilities Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives
Hollo's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Better Jobs: A Stronger Economy and Tax Relief
- Excerpt:"We must improve workforce training, invest in better roads and water resources, and provide much needed tax relief for working families and small businesses."
Reforming Government and Controlling Spending
- Excerpt:"State government needs leaders committed to ending business-as-usual in Raleigh. The State is failing to meet its responsibilities to provide the public with efficient effective services."
Better Schools: Accountable to the Needs of Parents
- Excerpt:"I will work to cut the dropout rate and improve basic math, reading and writing skills in the early grades, restore discipline to the classroom and support our teachers. Parents need a stronger role in their children’s education."
Health Care: Access to Quality Affordable Health Care
- Excerpt:"I will work for reforms to lower costs and improve access for all. We must focus far more on preventive health care; early detection and treatment to save lives and financial resources. I will fight President Obama’s costly and Unconstitutional federal health care mandates on our citizens."
Hollo is running for re-election in 2012. Redistricting moved him to District 73. He defeated fellow incumbent Darrell McCormick in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary. He will face William Stinson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 73 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Mark W. Hollo||67.6%||9,070|
|Darrell G. McCormick||32.4%||4,347|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 88 (2010)|
|Mark Hollo (R)||13,587||64.36%|
|David Munday (D)||7,525||35.64%|
In 2010, Hollo raised a total of $120,472 in campaign contributions.
His seven largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina Republican Party||$37,282|
|Greater Hickory Anesthesiologists||$6,000|
|Danny McComas Campaign||$4,000|
|Stam for House||$4,000|
|Wake Emergency Physicians||$4,000|
|Cmte to Elect Thomas Tillis||$4,000|
Hollo and his wife Barbara have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Mark + Hollo + North Carolina + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Plan to help same-day surgery centers will get more study - Charlotte Observer
- Plan to ease restrictions on same-day surgery centers in NC to get more study - News & Observer
- Legislative roll call: How Hickory-area legislators voted in the General ... - Hickory Daily Record
- Monmouth County Police Blotter - Asbury Park Press
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- Official Campaign Website
- House Website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ Hollo for House: Biography
- ↑ holloforhouse.com - Issues
- ↑ North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 5, 2012
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed June 22, 2012
- ↑ Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
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