Brian Bosma

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Brian Bosma
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 88
Incumbent
In office
1986 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 28
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1986
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPurdue University (1981)
J.D.Indiana University (1984)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 31, 1957
Place of birthBeech Grove, Indiana
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Brian Bosma (b. October 31, 1957) is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 88 and serving as the Speaker of the House. He was first elected to the chamber in 1986.

Biography

Bosma's professional experience includes working as a Partner with Kroger Gardis and Regas Attorneys, Legislative Advisor to the Indiana Department of Education and Associate Attorney with Bingham Summers Welsh and Spilman.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bosma served on the following committees:

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Brian C. Bosma was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bosma won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 88. Bosma ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Brandon Perry (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 88, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian C. Bosma Incumbent 67.6% 22,997
     Democratic Brandon Perry 32.4% 11,000
Total Votes 33,997

2010

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bosma defeated Democratic candidate John Kunzer by a margin of 14,909 to 7,842 to win re-election.[5] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Bosma ran unopposed and received 6,799 votes.[6]


Indiana House of Representatives, District 88 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Bosma (R) 14,909
John Kunzer (D) 7,842

2008

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Brian Bosma won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 88 receiving 22,602 votes, ahead of Democrat Terry Gingles Sr. who received 11,517 votes.[7]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 88 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Bosma (R) 22,602
Terry Gingles Sr. (D) 11,517

2006

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Bosma won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 88.[8]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 88 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Bosma (R) 12,893
Susan Fuldauer (D) 7,041

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bosma is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Bosma raised a total of $3,744,945 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[9]

Brian Bosma's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $792,025
2010 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $893,253
2008 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $634,755
2006 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $717,030
2004 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $304,437
2002 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $251,476
2000 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $54,450
1998 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $32,300
1996 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $46,250
1994 Indiana State House, District 88 Won $18,969
Grand Total Raised $3,744,945

2012

Bosma won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bosma raised a total of $792,025.
Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Bosma's campaign in 2012
White, Dean V$175,000
Indiana Multi-Family Housing$36,500
Zink Properties$32,000
Indiana Manufacturers Association$21,500
Nisource Inc$17,750
Total Raised in 2012$792,025
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Bosma collected $893,253 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[10]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Bosma's campaign in 2010
White, Dean V$300,000
Zink Properties$36,000
Vision Concepts$28,500
Wal-Mart$21,000
Indiana Motor Truck Association$15,000
Total Raised in 2010 $893,253

2008

In 2008, Bosma collected $634,755 in donations.[11]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Dean V. White $50,000
Zink Transportation Co. $17,500
Wal-Mart $13,000
Indiana Motor Truck Association $12,500
Indiana Hospital Association $12,500
National Wine & Spirits Corp $10,250
Baker & Daniels $10,000
Frank A. Hoffman $10,000
Indiana Multi-Family Housing $10,000
Indiana State Medical Association $8,500
Nisource $8,500
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $8,500
Indiana Association of Realtors $8,500
Keystone Group LLC $7,500
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Indiana $7,500
P.E. Macallister $7,500
UPS $7,500
Build Indiana Council $7,000
Indiana Beverage Alliance $6,500
US Steel Corp $6,000

Personal

Bosma is a member of the Grace Community Church, Chair of the Section on Business Law of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Coach with Castleview Baptist Youth Sports League and Director of Bosma Industries for the Blind.[12]

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Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 88
1986–present
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