Chris M. Shepherd

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Chris M. Shepherd
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Former candidate for
Indiana State Senate, District 6
Bachelor'sLoyola University
Date of birthMaywood, Illinois
Campaign website
Chris M. Shepherd was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 6 of the Indiana State Senate.


Campaign themes


Shepherd's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt: "...I think before we ask people for another dime of their hard earned money, we ought to audit every dollar of public spending and cut every ounce of waste and duplication out of government."

Office hours

  • Excerpt: "I believe a good Senator listens and learns from his people."

Term limits

  • Excerpt: "I believe in... [going] to the capital to get something done and not serving more than three consecutive terms, unless the voters bring you home earlier."



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Roxanna Hanford defeated Lon P. Childress in the Democratic primary, while Rick Niemeyer defeated Chris M. Shepherd in the Republican primary. Niemeyer defeated Hanford in the general election.[2][3]

Indiana State Senate District 6, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Niemeyer 67.6% 19,969
     Democratic Roxanna Hanford 32.4% 9,579
Total Votes 29,548

Indiana State Senate, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoxanna Hanford 55.2% 2,040
Lon P. Childress 44.8% 1,656
Total Votes 3,696
Indiana State Senate, District 6 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Niemeyer 59.9% 4,406
Chris M. Shepherd 40.1% 2,944
Total Votes 7,350

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