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Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)

(Elected to other office)


Biography
District: 6th District
Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1988; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1990; U.S. House, 2001-13
Born: June 7, 1959; Columbus, Ind.
Residence: Columbus
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Karen Pence; three children
Education: Hanover College, B.A. 1981; Indiana U., J.D. 1986
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (6th term)
End of Service: Jan. 3, 2013
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & South Asia - Vice Chairman); Judiciary (Constitution - Vice Chairman; Intellectual Property, Competition & the Internet)

Elected governor in 2012

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalMike Pence (R) 1,275,42449.5
John Gregg (D) 1,200,01646.6
Rupert Boneham (LIBERT) 101,8684.0
Donnie Harris (I) 210.0
2010generalMike Pence (R) 126,02766.6
Barry Welsh (D) 56,64729.9
T.J. Thompson (LIBERT) 6,6353.5
2008generalMike Pence (R) 180,60864.0
Barry Welsh (D) 94,26533.4
George Holland (LIBERT) 7,5392.7
2006generalMike Pence (R) 115,26660.0
Barry Welsh (D) 76,81240.0
2004generalMike Pence (R) 182,52967.1
Melina Fox (D) 85,12331.3
Chad Roots (LIBERT) 4,3971.6
2002generalMike Pence (R) 118,43663.8
Melina Fox (D) 63,87134.4
Doris Robertson (LIBERT) 3,3461.8
2000generalMike Pence (R) 106,02350.9
Bob Rock (D) 80,88538.8
William Frazier (I) 19,0779.2
Michael Anderson (LIBERT) 2,4221.2
1990generalPhilip Sharp (D) 93,49559.4
Mike Pence (R) 63,98040.6
1988generalPhilip Sharp (D) 116,91553.2
Mike Pence (R) 102,84646.8
Roll Call Vitals

42nd

Indiana is 42nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Mike Pence has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.