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Rep. Luke Messer (R-Ind.)

  • District: 6th District, Southeast -- Muncie
  • Residence: Shelbyville
  • Born: February 27, 1969; Evansville, Ind.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Jennifer Messer; three children
  • Education: Wabash College, B.A. 1991 (speech); Vanderbilt U., J.D. 1994
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 2000; Ind. House, 2003-06; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Bradley T. Bookout, D, to succeed Rep. Mike Pence, R, who ran for governor
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Financial Services

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State Information: 6th District, Southeast -- Muncie

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Luke Messer (R) 162,613 59.1%
Bradley Bookout (D) 96,678 35.1%
Rex Bell (LIBERT) 15,962 5.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 37% Mitt Romney: 60%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 55%

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