Representative Mike Pence, Indiana(R) United States Congress Washington, DC
Mike Pence is a lifelong Hoosier, born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, with three brothers and two sisters. Mike graduated from Columbus North High School, went on to graduate from Hanover College in 1981 and earned his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 1986.
Following graduation from law school, Pence ran for Congress in 1988 and 1990. In 1991, he was named president of a conservative state think tank based in Fort Wayne, Indiana known as the Indiana Policy Review Foundation. He was first elected to Congress in 2000 and was most recently elected to a sixth term in November of 2010, representing more than 650,000 Hoosiers in 19 counties in eastern Indiana.