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Dennis Hollingsworth

Born: Jan 12, 1967

Birthplace: Hemet

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Dennis Hollingsworth

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1967
Birth Place : Hemet

Dennis Clark Hollingsworth is an American politician who represented California's 36th State Senate district, which includes portions of San Diego and Riverside County, from 2002 to 2010. In 2000, Hollingsworth was elected to the Legislature as a member of the Assembly, and in 2002, Hollingsworth was elected to the Senate. Hollingsworth served as the California State Senate Minority Leader from 2008 until he termed out of the Senate in 2010. Hollingsworth's political focus included advancing conservative principles and transparency. Hollingsworth is affiliated with the conservative group ProtectMarriage.com and has been instrumental in their legal battle to uphold the ban on same-sex marriage in California. As such, he is the named appellant in Hollingsworth v. Perry.

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