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Gerald Torr

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Gerald Torr
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 39
Incumbent
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$22,660.46/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayNovember 28, 1957
ProfessionInsurance Adjuster
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gerald "Jerry" Torr (b. November 28, 1957) is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 39 and serving as Assistant Minority Whip. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Biography

Torr's professional experience includes working as a Commercial Casualty Adjuster/Claims Specialist with the Florida Contractors and Construction Industries Insurance Company, Claims Adjuster with Quality Claims Incorporated and Claims Adjuster with Farm Bureau Insurance.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
Employment, Labor and Pensions
Insurance
Judiciary
Rules and Legislative Procedures, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Torr served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Torr served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. David Russ is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Jerry Torr will face Don Meier in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Torr won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 39. Torr ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated John Strinka (Socialist Party USA) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Torr Incumbent 90.2% 26,432
     Socialist Party USA John Strinka 9.8% 2,862
Total Votes 29,294

2010

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Torr won re-election with no opposition. He was unopposed, and received a total of 20,595 votes.[4]

In the May 4 primary election, Torr ran unopposed and received 9,995 votes. [5]

2008

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Gerald Torr won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 39 receiving 25,789 votes, ahead of Democrat Alvin Skoog Jr. who received 10,599 votes.[6]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Torr (R) 25,789
Alvin Skoog Jr. (D) 10,599

2006

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Gerald Torr won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 39.[7]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 39 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Torr (R) 13,359
Alvin E. Skoog, Jr. (D) 5,140

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Torr is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Torr raised a total of $500,748 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 9, 2013.[8]

Gerald Torr's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $73,775
2010 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $49,725
2008 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $60,282
2006 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $77,077
2004 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $31,800
2002 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $26,424
2000 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $24,000
1998 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $106,469
1996 Indiana State House, District 39 Won $51,196
Grand Total Raised $500,748

2012

Torr won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Torr raised a total of $73,775.

2010

In 2010, Torr collected $49,725 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[9]


2008

In 2008, Torr collected $60,282 in donations.[10]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends of Jim Branard $5,000
Insurance Pac $2,500
Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana $2,000
John C. Gaylor Revocable Trust $2,000
Indiana State Medical Association $1,500
Indiana Hospital Association $1,250
Indiana Hardwood Lumbermens Association $1,200
Friends of Kathryn Densborn $1,200
Build Indiana Council $1,000
Isahu Pac $1,000
Indiana Optometric Association $1,000
US Automatic Sprinkler $1,000

2006

In 2006, Torr collected $77,077 in donations.[11]

Listed below are the top 5 contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana $11,000
Indiana Chamber of Commerce $4,000
Insurance Institute of Indiana $3,500
Indiana State Medical Association $3,250
Wal-Mart $2,500

Personal

Torr is a member of the Carmel/Clay Chamber of Commerce, Disciples of Christ Church, Fishers Chamber of Commerce, National Rifle Association and the Westfield-Washington Chamber of Commerce.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 39
1996–present
Succeeded by
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