Member Guide | Roll Call

Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1988; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1990; governor, 2013-present
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
Confirmed or Appointed:

Election History
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

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.