Mike Pence

Notable Facts

  • Served as U.S. House Republican Conference Chair (Republican) from 2009-2011

Offices

U.S. House
District 2
In office
Jan 3, 2001 to Jan 3, 2003

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
District 6
In office
Jan 3, 2003 to Jan 3, 2013

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 14, 2013 to Jan 9, 2017

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Mike Pence spent 15 years, 11 months, 29 days in office in Indiana, including 12 years, 3 days at the federal level and 3 years, 11 months, 26 days at the state level.

Elections

1988–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
53.20%
Philip R. Sharp (i)*, Democratic, 116,915 votes
46.80%
Mike Pence, Republican, 102,846 votes
Out of 219,761 votes casts, the margin of victory was 14,069 (6.40%)
1990–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
59.37%
Philip R. Sharp (i)*, Democratic, 93,495 votes
40.63%
Mike Pence, Republican, 63,980 votes
Out of 157,475 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,515 (18.74%)
2000–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2000
50.87%
Mike Pence*, Republican, 106,023 votes
38.81%
Robert W. Rock, Democratic, 80,885 votes
 9.15%
William Gould Frazier, Independent, 19,077 votes
 1.16%
Michael E. Anderson, Libertarian, 2,422 votes
Out of 208,407 votes casts, the margin of victory was 25,138 (12.06%)
2002–U.S. House (District 6) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 7, 2002
100.00%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 55,142 votes
Out of 55,142 votes casts, the margin of victory was 55,142 (100.00%)
2002–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 2002
63.79%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 118,436 votes
34.40%
Melina Ann Fox, Democratic, 63,871 votes
 1.80%
Doris Robertson, Libertarian, 3,346 votes
Out of 185,653 votes casts, the margin of victory was 54,565 (29.39%)
2004–U.S. House (District 6) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2004
100.00%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 61,794 votes
Out of 61,794 votes casts, the margin of victory was 61,794 (100.00%)
2004–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2004
67.09%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 182,529 votes
31.29%
Melina Ann Fox, Democratic, 85,123 votes
 1.62%
Chad Roots, Libertarian, 4,397 votes
Out of 272,049 votes casts, the margin of victory was 97,406 (35.80%)
2006–U.S. House (District 6) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 2, 2006
86.13%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 52,188 votes
 13.87%
George T. Holland, Republican, 8,406 votes
Out of 60,594 votes casts, the margin of victory was 43,782 (72.26%)
2006–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2006
60.01%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 115,266 votes
39.99%
Barry Welsh, Democratic, 76,812 votes
Out of 192,078 votes casts, the margin of victory was 38,454 (20.02%)
2008–U.S. House (District 6) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
100.00%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 46,488 votes
Out of 46,488 votes casts, the margin of victory was 46,488 (100.00%)
2008–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
63.95%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 180,608 votes
33.38%
Barry Welsh, Democratic, 94,265 votes
 2.67%
George T. Holland, Libertarian, 7,539 votes
Out of 282,412 votes casts, the margin of victory was 86,343 (30.57%)
2010–U.S. House (District 6) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
100.00%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 61,381 votes
Out of 61,381 votes casts, the margin of victory was 61,381 (100.00%)
2010–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
66.57%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 126,027 votes
29.92%
Barry Welsh, Democratic, 56,647 votes
 3.50%
T. J. Thompson, Jr., Libertarian, 6,635 votes
Out of 189,309 votes casts, the margin of victory was 69,380 (36.65%)
2012–Governor WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Mike Pence*, Republican, 554,412 votes
Out of 554,412 votes casts, the margin of victory was 554,412 (100.00%)
2012–Governor WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
49.49%
Mike Pence*, Republican, 1,275,424 votes
46.56%
John R. Gregg, Democratic, 1,200,016 votes
 3.95%
Rupert Boneham, Libertarian, 101,868 votes
 0.00%
Donnie Harold Harris, Write-In, 21 votes
Out of 2,577,329 votes casts, the margin of victory was 75,408 (2.93%)
2016–Governor WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
100.00%
Mike Pence (i)*, Republican, 815,699 votes
Out of 815,699 votes casts, the margin of victory was 815,699 (100.00%)
In the 16 races we have results for, Mike Pence had a record of 14-2. That includes a record of 7-2 in 9 general elections, and 7-0 in 7 primary elections.