|Indiana House of Representatives District 51|
|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|
|Years of service||1969-1971|
|Service branch||U.S. Air Force|
|Years of service||1979-1989|
Zent's professional experience includes owning a business. He served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971 and the Air Force from 1979 to 1989.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zent served on the following committees:
|Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Financial Institutions|
|• Public Health|
|• Veterans Affairs and Public Safety|
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. Incumbent Dennis J. Zent is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Zent won election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 51. Zent defeated Aaron Claudy in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Lon Keyes (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012|
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 51 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Zent is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Zent raised a total of $136,667 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.
|Dennis Zent's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Indiana State House, District 51||$136,667|
|Grand Total Raised||$136,667|
2012Zent won election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zent raised a total of $136,667.
|Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dennis Zent's campaign in 2012|
|Indiana Dental Association||$26,000|
|California Dental Association||$5,000|
|Indiana Optometric Association||$3,000|
|Todd Rokita Election Cmte||$2,000|
|Northwest Indiana Dental Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$136,667|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Zent is married and has two children.
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- Indiana Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed February 10, 2014
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- 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, "Zent, Dennis J," accessed September 10, 2013
Richard Dodge (R)
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