Dennis Avery

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Dennis Avery
Indiana House of Representatives District 75
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Coordinator, Adult Marketing, University of Southern Indiana
Dennis Avery (b. September 28, 1946) was a Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives. He represented the 75th District from 1974-2010.

Avery is Coordinator of Adult Marketing at the University of Southern Indiana. He has been a market research consultant, real estate broker, and OER Specialist.

He is a member of the Community Advisory Board of Roberts Stadium, Haubstadt Chamber of Commerce, Community Advisory Board of Indiana University School of Medicine, Southwestern Indiana Master Gardeners Association, Sustainable Communities Board, Beacon Group Board, Indiana University School of Medicine Advisory Board, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars 1114.[1]

Committee assignments




See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Avery did not run for re-election in 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Democrat Dennis Avery won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 75 receiving 13,274 votes, ahead of Republican J.D. Strouth who received 10,496 votes.[3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 75 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Avery (D) 14,734
J.D. Strouth (R) 10,496

Campaign donors


In 2008, Avery collected $129,283 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Democratic Party $48,872
Pat Bauer for State Representative $20,000
W. Trent Van Haaften for State Representative $7,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 136 $3,800
Russ Stilwell for State Representative $3,200
Epace $3,000
Steelworkers Local 104 $1,100
Riecken for State Representative $1,080
Jonathan Wienzapfel for Mayor Committee $1,000
Battles for State Representative $1,000
Indiana Beverage Alliance $1,000
Kreg Battles for State Representative $1,000
Swipac $1,000
Southwestern IN Pac Acct $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Indiana House of Representatives District 75
Succeeded by
Ron Bacon