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William Ruppel

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William Ruppel
Indiana House of Representatives District 22
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Farmer
William Ruppel (b. March 10, 1947) was a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 22 from 1992 to 2010. He served on the Wabash County Council from 1986-1992.

Ruppel is a farmer. He previously worked as a Teacher and Coach with Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation from 1973-2004. He has also been a teacher with Whitko School Corporation and Indianapolis Public Schools School Corporation, a delivery truck driver, electrician, and business owner.

He is a member of Butler University Alumni Association, Indiana Volunteer Fireman's Association, North Manchester United Methodist Church, State Fair Advisory Board, North Manchester Sons of American Legion, North Manchester Volunteer Fire Department, Indiana and American Associations of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and the Wabash County Farm Bureau.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ruppel was defeated by Rebecca Kubacki in the May 4 primary by 715 votes. Kubacki faced Democrat Allen Dunnagan and Libertarian Thom Cox in the November 2nd general election.


On November 4, 2008, Republican William Ruppel won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 22 receiving 14,069 votes, ahead of Democrat Larry Rensberger who received 8,761 votes.[2]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 22 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Ruppel (R) 14,069
Larry Rensberger (D) 8,761

Campaign donors


In 2008, Ruppel collected $61,422 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $4,231
Millers Healthy Systems $2,400
Robert L. Meeks for State Senate $2,000
AT&T $1,775
Downey Insurance LLC $1,600
Louis Dreyfus Claypool Holdings LLC $1,575
Indiana Bankers Association $1,550
WTH Technology $1,475
Indiana Dental Association $1,150
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Indiana $1,050
Indiana Beverage Alliance $1,000
Indiana Credit Union League $1,000

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Preceded by
Indiana House of Representatives District 22
Succeeded by
Rebecca Kubacki