Joseph Albert "Trey" Hollingsworth III // (born September 12, 1983) is an American businessman and politician, who is the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district, serving since 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 9th district
January 3, 2017
|Preceded by||Todd Young|
|Born||Joseph Albert Hollingsworth III
September 12, 1983
Clinton, Tennessee, U.S.
|Alma mater||Georgetown University
University of Pennsylvania
Early life and educationEdit
Hollingsworth was born in Clinton, Tennessee. He attended Webb School in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the University of Pennsylvania, graduating from the Wharton School. After graduating from Wharton, Hollingsworth founded Hollingsworth Capital Partners, which specialized in rebuilding old manufacturing sites and returning them to service. He also founded an aluminum remanufacturing company.
U.S. House of RepresentativesEdit
Hollingsworth moved to Jeffersonville, Indiana in September 2015. He declared his campaign for the United States House of Representatives in Indiana's 9th congressional district in October 2015. Running in the Republican Party primary election against Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and State Senators Erin Houchin and Brent Waltz, Hollingsworth won, receiving 34% of the vote. He faced Democratic Party nominee Shelli Yoder in the November general election. Hollingsworth defeated Yoder by 14 points, winning 54% of the vote.
Rep. Hollingsworth was sworn into office on January 3, 2017. Hollingsworth has promised to serve no more than eight years (four terms) in the House.
Immigration and refugeesEdit
In April 2016, Hollingsworth called Obama's leadership a "failure."
Hollingsworth is pro-life. He supports defunding Planned Parenthood. In 2017, Hollingsworth posted on social media claims that Indiana had seen an increase in abortions in 2016. However, the Indiana State Department data reported that Indiana saw a decline in abortions compared to the prior year. He supports parents being notified by health care providers if their underage child seeks an abortion.
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- Haggerty, Taylor. "Hollingsworth Cancels Town Hall Meeting Over Safety Concerns". News. Indiana Public Media. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- Malik, Siddique. "9th District candidate Dan Canon can help rescue America from sad state of affairs | Opinion". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- Elizabeth Beilman, News and Tribune. "U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth introduces term limits bill".
- Almukhtar, Sarah (19 December 2017). "How Each House Member Voted on the Tax Bill". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- Bomber, Max. "Q&A: Meet Trey Hollingsworth, running for the 9th Congressional District - TheStatehouseFile.com | TheStatehouseFile.com". The Statehouse File. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- Saliby, Sophia. "Hollingsworth Sparks Controversy Over Planned Parenthood Comments". ndiana Public Media. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- "Trey Hollingsworth on Abortion". On The Issues. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
- "Garden and Glitz". Charleston Style & Design Magazine. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Trey Hollingsworth.|
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress
- Campaign website
- Trey Hollingsworth at Ballotpedia
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 9th congressional district
January 3, 2017–present
|Current U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)|
|United States Representatives by seniority