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Jean Breaux
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Indiana State Senate District 34
In office
Term ends
November 9, 2016
Years in position 8
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedDecember 2006
Term limitsNo
Bachelor'sIndiana Wesleyan University
OtherCertificates from the Economic Development Institute and the International Economic Development Council
Office website
Jean Breaux is a Democratic member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 34 and serving as Assistant Minority Caucus Leader. She was first appointed to the chamber in December 2006.


Breaux earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her professional experience includes working for the Indiana Department of Commerce, the Community Development Corporation and the Forest Manor Multi-Service Center.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Environmental Affairs
Health and Provider Services
Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs
Joint Rules
Local Government
Rules and Legislative Procedure


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


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



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2012

Breaux won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana State Senate District 34. Breaux ran unopposed in the May 8 Democratic primaryand defeated Eric Scott (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Indiana State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJean Breaux Incumbent 100% 43,843
     Independent (Write-In) Eric Scott 0% 0
Total Votes 43,843


See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Jean Breaux won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 34 receiving 40,830 votes, ahead of Republican James Leland Rainey receiving 4,804 votes.[3]

Indiana State Senate, District 34 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jean Breaux (D) 40,830
James Leland Rainey (R) 4,804

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Breaux is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Breaux raised a total of $64,880 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 9, 2013.[4]

Jean Breaux's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State Senate, District 34 Won $15,175
2010 Indiana State Senate, District 34 Not up for election $21,950
2008 Indiana State Senate, District 34 Won $27,755
Grand Total Raised $64,880


Breaux won re-election to the Indiana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Breaux raised a total of $15,175.
Indiana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jean Breaux's campaign in 2012
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association$500
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$500
Indiana State Medical Association$500
Duncan, Mark A$500
Total Raised in 2012$15,175
Source:Follow the Money


In 2008, Breaux collected $27,755 in donations.[5]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $1,500
Billie Breaux $1,500
Indiana Beverage Alliance $1,300
Insurance Institute of Indiana $1,000
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
- Billie Breaux
Indiana State Senate District 34
Succeeded by