Aug. 28, 2014

Rep. Tim Holden (D-Pa.)

  • District: 17th District, East central -- Harrisburg, Lebanon, Pottsville
  • Residence: St. Clair
  • Born: March 5, 1957; St. Clair, Pa.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Gwen Holden
  • Education: U. of Richmond, attended 1976-77; Bloomsburg U., B.A. 1980 (sociology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Schuylkill County sheriff, 1985-93; U.S. House, 1993-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry - Ranking Member; Livestock, Dairy & Poultry); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit)
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State Information: 17th District, East central -- Harrisburg, Lebanon, Pottsville

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Tim Holden (D) 118,486 55.5%
Dave Argall (R) 95,000 44.5%
2008 general Tim Holden (D) 192,699 63.7%
Toni Gilhooley (R) 109,909 36.3%
2006 general Tim Holden (D) 137,253 64.5%
Matthew Wertz (R) 75,455 35.5%
2004 general Tim Holden (D) 172,412 59.1%
Scott Paterno (R) 113,592 38.9%
Russ Diamond (LIBERT) 5,782 2%
2002 general Tim Holden (D) 103,483 51.4%
George Gekas (R) 97,802 48.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 51%
2004 John Kerry: 42% George W. Bush: 58%
2000 Al Gore: 42% George W. Bush: 55%