|Indiana House of Representatives District 52|
|November 7, 2012-Present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Dekalb High School (1988)|
|Bachelor's||Ball State (1993)|
Smaltz earned his B.S. in Political Science, History, and Marketing from Ball State University in 1993.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smaltz served on the following committees:
|Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development, Vice-chair|
|• Public Policy|
|• Roads and Transportation|
Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 6, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Charlie Odier is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Ben Smaltz is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Smaltz won election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 52. Smaltz defeated Gary Harbaugh, Paul Moss and David Powers in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Charles Odier (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012|
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 52 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Smaltz is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Smaltz raised a total of $51,668 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.
|Ben Smaltz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Indiana State House, District 52||$51,668|
|Grand Total Raised||$51,668|
2012Smaltz won election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Smaltz raised a total of $51,668.
|Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ben Smaltz's campaign in 2012|
|Cmte to Elect Denny Zent||$5,000|
|Smaltz, Ben & Shelley||$4,189|
|Witmer, Frederick A||$3,500|
|Olmstead, Barbara S & Clifford M||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$51,668|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Ben Smaltz Facebook Page "Info" Accessed May 4, 2012
- Indiana Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed February 10, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "List of May 8, 2012, primary candidates," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, “Election Results – Indiana General Election, November 6, 2012,” accessed January 24, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Smaltz, Ben," accessed September 10, 2013
David Yarde, II (R)
|Indiana House of Representatives District 52
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