State Representative (IN-63)

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jan 08, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Description

Made up of 100 members, the Indiana House of Representatives is the lower chamber in the Indiana Legislature. Each member represents a district of about 64,838 residents, serving two year terms not subject to term limits. The Indiana House has 25 standing committees that rage from agriculture to veterans affairs. representatives. Primary responsibilities of a Representative include: enacting laws, overseeing programs enacted by the executive branch, holding hearings on policies, allocating funds to pay for the daily workings of the state, and redistricting in collaboration with other Representatives and the Senate. Indiana Representatives earn a yearly salary of $24,140.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Indiana Election Division to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the required filing forms. 2) Complete the required filing forms and submit the filing forms to the Indiana Election Division. The required forms include a Declaration of Candidacy, Nominating Petitions, A Statement of Economic Interest and other office specific forms. 3) To run as an independent, candidates must submit filing forms between January 10th, 2018 (118 days before the primary election) and June 30th, 2018 (June 30th by law) to appear on the general election ballot. If you plan to run as a candidate for one of the established political parties, contact the Indiana Election Division or the party office for the filing window and procedures to compete in the party primary. If you have any questions please contact the Indiana Election Division by phone at (317) 232-3939 or (800) 622-4941. Additionally, the 2016 Indiana Candidate Guide can be found here: http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/files/2016_Candidate_Guide_Complete.pdf

Submit application to:
Indiana Elections Division, 302 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204, US