Thomas Wyss

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Thomas Wyss
Indiana State Senate District 15
Incumbent
Assumed office
1985
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Retired
Website Senate website
Thomas Wyss (b. October 24, 1942) is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 15.

Wyss is a member of the Allen County Republican Club. He was an Allen County Council Member from 1978 to 1985. He then served as a Precinct Committee Member from 1976 to 1986 and again from 1993 to 1998. He joined the Indiana State Senate in 1985 and has served in that position since. He is former Majority Whip, representing the 15th district.

Wyss was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1966 to 1997. He is currently a retired Program Development Specialist for General Electric Corporation Industrial Systems.

Wyss earned his BS in Industrial Supervision from Purdue University, Fort Wayne.

Committee assignments

Personal

Wyss and his wife, Shirley, have two children.

Elections

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Thomas Wyss won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 15 receiving 16,392 votes, ahead of Democrat Michael Bynum receiving 12,427 votes.[1]


Indiana State Senate, District 15 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Wyss (R) 16,392
Michael Bynum (D) 12,427


Campaign Donors

2006

In 2006, Wyss collected $95,418 in donations.[2]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Republican Party $13,211
AT&T $4,000
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $3,400
Build Indiana Council $3,100
Indiana Association of Realtors $2,800
American Electric Power $2,350
Indiana Motor Truck Association $2,100
Indiana Hospital Association $2,050
UPS $2,000
Advance Machine & Tool $2,000
Nisource $1,750
Baker & Daniels $1,507
Duke Energy $1,500
Cinergy Corp $1,500
United Transportation Union $1,300
Indiana Academy of Opthanlmology $1,300
Indiana Automobile Dealers Association $1,150
Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association $1,100
American Council of Engineering of Indiana/ACEC $1,100
National Seru-All Inc. $1,000


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Political offices
Preceded by
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Indiana State Senate District 15
1985–present
Succeeded by
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