Eric Holcomb

Governor of Indiana

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Eric Holcomb is the 51st Governor of Indiana.

He was elected governor following an unprecedented 106-day campaign and was sworn in on January 9th.  Prior to his election as governor, Eric served as Indiana’s Lt. Governor.

He is a veteran of the United States Navy and was a trusted advisor to both Governor Mitch Daniels and Senator Dan Coats.

Throughout his career in public service, Eric has earned a reputation of being a consensus builder. He’s worked with Hoosiers from all walks of life to build support for a number of initiatives and is the author of the book, “Leading the Revolution,” which outlined the successes of the Mitch Daniels approach to campaigning and governing.

Eric is a graduate of Pike High School in Indianapolis and Hanover College in southeastern Indiana where he majored in U.S. History with a focus on the Civil War and Reconstruction. A student of history, he is a collector of presidential signatures and currently has documents signed by 41 of our nation’s 44 presidents.

A life-long Hoosier, Eric has traveled extensively throughout Indiana and has made a jump shot in each of the state’s 92 counties.