Curt Nisly

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Curt Nisly
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Indiana House of Representatives, District 22
Incumbent
In office
November 5, 2014 - Present
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Curt Nisly is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Nisly served on the following committees:

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Roads and Transportation
Select Committee on Government Reduction
Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Nisly's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Life

Life begins at conception and lasts until one’s natural death. Life is one of the unalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence. Taking the innocent life of another denies this fundamental right.

Gun Owners Rights

The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states, “the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Free people retain the right to arm themselves. The Founders knew an oppressive government must be kept in check through separation of powers, and also through the power of the people.

Indiana State Sovereignty

The United States of America is a group of states which signed and agreed upon a contract, namely the U.S. Constitution. The states preceded the federal government and formed the federal government, and therefore maintain supremacy over the federal government in all matters which are not expressly given to the federal government in the U.S. Constitution. Indiana has the right and duty to keep the federal government inside its Constitutional boundaries.

Traditional Marriage

Marriage is a tradition and also an institution which civilizations have recognized over millennia. The definition of marriage is the union between one man and one woman, and Hoosiers should have the right to establish this definition in the Indiana Constitution.

Local Control of Education

Parents bear the ultimate responsibility to see their children are educated. Education has several purposes, such as imparting skills needed to become good citizens. For this reason, elementary and secondary education requires much more than simply enabling a job offer or admission to college. Local control of education standards and curricula allows for local values and customs which help create the mosaic that is America.[1][2]

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives 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. David C. Kolbe was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Curt Nisly defeated incumbent Rebecca Kubacki in the Republican primary. Nisly defeated Kolbe and Michael L. Stinfer (I) in the general election. Stinfer filed to run on June 25, 2014.[3][4][5]

Indiana House of Representatives 22, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCurt Nisly 70.3% 9,473
     Democratic David C. Kolbe 24.7% 3,325
     Independent Michael L. Stinfer 5.1% 681
Total Votes 13,479


Indiana House of Representatives, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCurt Nisly 64.8% 4,624
Rebecca Kubacki Incumbent 35.2% 2,516
Total Votes 7,140

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rebecca Kubacki (R)
Indiana House District 22
2014–present
Succeeded by
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