Eric Holcomb is the 51st Governor of Indiana. He is on the ballot in the general election on 3rd November 2020. On June 2, 2020, Eric Holcomb advanced from the Republican primary to become the 2020 Indiana Governor Candidate in the US General Elections.
Eric was born on May 2, 1968. He is 53 years old as of 2020. His Zodiac sign is Taurus. Eric was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His father’s name is Neil Holcomb. His mother’s name is Marcia. His hometown is Indianapolis, Pike Township.
Quick facts and information about Eric Holcomb
|Full name||Eric Joseph Holcomb|
|Date of birth||May 2, 1968|
|Home town||Indianapolis, Pike Township|
|Education||Pike High School/ Hanover college/Trine University/ Anderson University|
|Net Worth||Approx. $138 thousand|
Eric Holcomb: Body measurement and more
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
Eric Holcomb is 5’7” in height with a weight of 70kg. Holcomb has a dark brown eye color with brown hair.
Eric Holcomb: Education
Eric graduated from Pike High school which is located in Indianapolis. He then joined the Fraternity Phi Gamma Delta in Hanover college and served as chapter president. In 1990, Eric graduated from Hanover College with a BA in History of the United States with an emphasis on the American Civil War and the reconstruction period. On 5th October 2018, Eric received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Trine University. Also, on May 11, 2019, Eric received an honorary doctorate in law from Anderson University. He is the presidential signature collector. Currently, he has a document signed by all of the 44 presidents of the USA.
Eric Holcomb: Career
In 1997, Eric started working for John Hostettler, a member of the House of Representatives of the United States. For Indiana House of Representatives, Eric was defeated against John Frenz in 2000. He also served from 2003 to 2011 as an adviser to Mitch Daniels, Indiana Governor.
Holcomb was appointed as the Lieutenant governor of the state by Governor Mike Pence from 2016-2017. On 8th November 2016, Eric was elected governor of Indiana. He was sworn into office on 9th January 2017. In April 2017, the proposal of Holcomb for higher BMV fuel taxes and BMV registration fees to fund spending on infrastructure, especially on road maintenance and construction was approved by the Indiana legislature. The law went into effect on 1st July 2017. The legislation is expected to collect $1.2 billion a year on average by 2024.
Eric Holcomb: Professional Experience
Holcomb has gained a reputation for being a builder of consensus. He has visited Indiana’s 92 counties extensively. He is the author of the novel, ‘Leading the Revolution’, which summarized the achievements of the campaigning and leading strategy of Mitch Daniels. He is also a member of the board of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. He was also the campaign manager of Mitch Daniels for Governor from 2007-2008. He is a member of the National Federation of Independent Business Indiana Farm Bureau, the WWII Round Table of Indianapolis, and the American Legion Post 777.
Eric Holcomb: Relationship
Eric Holcomb is married to Janet Holcomb. Janet has a family business in Madison country, Indiana. The couple has no kids yet. They have a pet dog named, Henry.
Eric Holcomb: Social media
He is active on Facebook. He has an account on Facebook and 2 Facebook pages with 24k and 100k likes. He is active on Instagram with 12k followers.
Eric joined twitter in February 2016. He has 61.7k followers on Twitter.
Eric Holcomb: Net worth
Eric Holcomb has a net worth of approx. $138 thousand as of 2020.
Eric Holcomb, Indiana Governor has declared that the reopening will last at stage 4.5 until 25th September 2020.
Under stage 4.5, Restaurants, pubs, and entertainment venues are not permitted to reopen to their full capacity. Also, 50 percent of the capacity is limited to movie theaters, theme parks, and raceways. The statewide face mask order was also extended through September 25 by Governor Holcomb. Indiana’s COVID-19 positivity scores have plateaued since the enacted mask order by which the decision of extending face mask order was made.