Jeffrey Thompson, Indiana Representative

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Jeffrey Thompson
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 28
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPurdue University, 1978
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jeffrey Thompson is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Biography

Thompson's professional experience includes working as a Chemistry, Physics and Math Teacher at Danville Community High School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Elections and Apportionment
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Sean Shanley was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Jeffrey A. Thompson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Shanley will face Thompson in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thompson won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 28. Thompson ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Jim Rainwater (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeffrey Thompson Incumbent 85.5% 22,405
     Libertarian Jim Rainwater 14.5% 3,799
Total Votes 26,204

2010

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Thompson defeated Libertarian candidate Jim Rainwater and Independent candidate Danny Shipley with 15,629 votes. Rainwater received 2,605 votes and Shipley received 5 votes in the November 2 general election.[5]

In the May 4 primary election, Thompson ran unopposed and received 8,786 votes. [6]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey Thompson (R) 15,629
Jim Rainwater (L) 2,605
Danny Shipley (Ind) 5

Thompson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 4th.

2008

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Jeffrey Thompson won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 28 receiving 20,732 votes, ahead of Democrat Jason M. Ellis (7,543 votes), Libertarian Wade Mitchell (1,355 votes), and Independent Danny Shipley (0 votes).[7]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey Thompson (R) 20,732a
Jason M. Ellis (D) 7,543
Wade Mitchell(L) 1,355
Danny Shipley (I) 0

2006

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Jeffrey Thompson won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 28 unopposed.[8]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 28 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey Thompson (R) 12,312

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thompson is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Thompson raised a total of $154,450 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 9, 2013.[9]

Jeffrey Thompson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $30,090
2010 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $22,081
2008 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $20,867
2006 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $17,050
2004 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $18,113
2002 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $13,406
2000 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $15,880
1998 Indiana State House, District 28 Won $16,963
Grand Total Raised $154,450

2012

Thompson won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $30,090.
Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeffrey Thompson, Indiana Representative's campaign in 2012
At&T$2,000
Comcast$2,000
Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association$1,500
Vision Concepts$1,000
Indiana Bankers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$30,090
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Thompson collected $22,081 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[10]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeffrey Thompson, Indiana Representative's campaign in 2010
AT&T$2,000
Comcast$1,500
Nucor Corp$1,250
Indiana Statewide Association Of Rural Electric Cooperatives$1,000
Hoosiers For Economic Growth$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $22,081

2008

In 2008, Thompson collected $20,867 in donations.[11]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $2,000
Indiana Builders Association $1,500
Build Indiana Council $1,000
Indiana Beverage Alliance $1,000

2006

In 2006, Thompson collected $17,050 in donations.[12]

Listed below are the top 5 contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Healthcare Association $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Insurance Institute of Indiana $1,000
Build Indiana Council $1,000
Waste Management $550

Personal

Thompson is a member of the Hendricks County Extension Board, Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Indiana Farm Bureau, Northview Christian Church and the Purdue Alumni Association.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 28
1998–present
Succeeded by
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