Tom Holland (politician)

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Tom Holland
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Preceded byRoger Pine
Personal details
Born (1961-07-23) July 23, 1961 (age 59)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationIndiana University,
University of Minnesota, Twin

Tom Holland (born July 23, 1961) 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.

He is the ranking minority member on both the Senate Assessment and Taxation & Commerce committees and serves on the Joint Committee on Information Technology.

2010 gubernatorial 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.[1]

Major donors[edit]

The top contributors to Holland's 2008 Kansas Senate 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.


Holland is a small business owner and entrepreneur. He is president of Holland Technologies, an informational technology services firm, and has run the business since 1994. He is also the founder of a Kansas farm winery and vineyard operation called Haven Pointe Winery LLC located in Baldwin City.

Personal - Family[edit]

Holland was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He and his wife Barbara have four children - Thomas, Derek, Brandon and Louisa Holland.


  1. ^ "Kansas". The New York Times. 2010. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Tom Holland 2008 campaign contributions

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