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Eric Olson (Indiana)

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Eric Olson
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Candidate for
Indiana House of Representatives District 11
Bachelor'sWilliam Penn College, Valparaiso University
(timed out) Campaign website
Eric Olson was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 11 of the Indiana House of Representatives.[1][2]Olson was defeated by Rick Niemeyer in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[3]

Olson was born in Lake County, grew up in DeMotte, and currently lives in Cedar Lake, Indiana.[4]


  • William Penn College
  • Valparaiso University

Olson works as a field agent in insurance sales with the Knights of Columbus.[4]



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Olson ran in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 11. Olson was defeated by Rick Niemeyer in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[3] John T. Hart, Al Cottingham, and Lon P. Childress ran in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Niemeyer 77.2% 3,449
Eric Olson 22.8% 1,021
Total Votes 4,470


Olson was endorsed by the Indiana Right to Life PAC on May 2, 2012.[6]

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Olson lives in Cedar Lake, Indiana with his wife Susan and their son Zachary.[4]

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