Tom Holland (politician)

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Tom Holland
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Preceded by Roger Pine
Personal details
Born (1961-07-23) July 23, 1961 (age 53)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Indiana University, Bloomington
University of Minnesota, Twin

Tom Holland is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 3rd District since 2009. He was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from 2003 to 2008.

Committee assignments[edit]

Holland serves on these legislative committees:[1]

  • Assessment and Taxation
  • Commerce
  • Joint Committee on Economic Development
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Joint Committee on Information Technology
  • Interstate Cooperation

Major donors[edit]

The top contributors to Holland's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[2]

Kansas Democratic Party, Tom and Barbara Holland (personal campaign contributions), Senate Democratic Committee of Kansas, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee of Kansas, Carpenters Local 1329 union

His largest donor group was political party committees.

2010 Governor's race[edit]

He announced on February 17, 2010 that he would seek the 2010 Democratic Nomination to be the next Kansas Governor. Holland was defeated by Sam Brownback in the general election.


Holland is the President of Holland Technologies and has run the business since 1994. Holland Technologies is an informational technology services provider.


He is married with 4 children.


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Party political offices
Preceded by
Kathleen Sebelius
Democratic nominee for Governor of Kansas
Succeeded by
Paul Davis