Bob Holden

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Bob Holden

Robert Lee “Bob” Holden Sr., peacefully and loved, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Piney Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation in Kernersville, N.C., after a period of declining health. Bob was born May 12, 1939, in Sylva, N.C., to Leonard and Ruby Holden. He was preceded in...
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Private Appeal Turned Public, Former Gov. Bob Holden Urges Gov. Parson to Stay Ernest Johnson’s Missouri Execution This Tuesday

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Twenty men were executed during former Gov. Bob Holden’s term. But he admits to exercising clemency in exceptional cases, one being the execution of Ernest Johnson, scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 5. Records left by mental health professionals since Johnson’s childhood indicate he satisfies the state’s...

Council Member Bob Holden Poised to Win Re-election

Council Member Robert Holden is poised to win a second term after beating a spirited challenge from local progressive Juan Ardila. Holden earned more than 55 percent of in-person votes, while Juan Ardila received just over 44 percent in the Democratic primary race, according to unofficial Election Night results. Holden...

Law Enforcement Unions Back Bob Holden in Re-Election Bid, Hold Rally in Support

Councilmember Robert Holden held a rally Sunday in Maspeth with law enforcement unions that have endorsed him in his campaign to be reelected to represent the 30th District Council seat. He was joined by leaders from the Police Benevolent Association, Detectives’ Endowment Association, Lieutenants’ Benevolent Association, Captain’s Endowment Association, Correction...