Chris Chocola

Chris Chocola REPRepublican

American politician

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Chris ChocolaREPRepublican American politician
60
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2
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

Joseph Christopher Chocola (born February 24, 1962) is an American businessman, lawyer, and former politician. A member of the Republican Party, Chocola served in the United States House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007, representing Indiana's 2nd congressional district. In 2002, Chocola ran for the U.S. House, defeating former Democratic congresswoman Jill Long Thompson. Chocola was a member of the Agriculture, Small Business, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ways and Means committees. In 2004, he defeated lawyer and then-Mishawaka Marian School Board President Joe Donnelly, later losing in a rematch against Donnelly in 2006.After leaving Congress, Chocola served as president of the Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative 501(c)4 organization, from 2009 through the end of 2014.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Thomas Cooley Law School
JD
1988
Hillsdale College
BA Business Administration/Political Economy
1984
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2002 - 2006
Assistant Majority Whip
United States House of Representatives
2003 - 2004
Nominee
United States House of Representatives
2000
Chief Executive Officer
CTB International Corporation
1994 - 2002
Board Chair
CTB International Corporation
Corporate Council
CTB International Corporation
Credit Manager
Chocola Cleaning Materials
Experience
Attorney
Experience
Foreign Exchange Trader
Other Experience1 - 5 of 5
Board member
WNIT-TV
Board Member
Saint Joseph County Red Cross
Board Member
Oaklawn Psychiatric Center
Council of Advisors
South Bend Center for the Homeless
Experience
Rotary