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Jim Banks

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Jim Banks
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Indiana State Senate District 17
In office
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 2014
Term limitsNo
High schoolColumbia City High School
Bachelor'sIndiana University
ProfessionDirector of business development
Office website
Jim Banks is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Civil Law
Education and Career Development
Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs


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



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana State Senate 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. Incumbent Jim Banks was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]


See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2010

Banks won election to the 17th District seat in the November 2nd general election. Banks ran unopposed and received 29,356 votes.[3] Republican incumbent Gary Dillon did not run for re-election.

In the May 4 primary election, Banks defeated his Republican primary opponent Tom Wall by a margin of 12,458-7,279.[4]

Indiana State Senate, District 17 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Banks (R) 29,356 100%
Indiana State Senate, District 17 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Banks 12,458 63%
Tom Wall 7,279 36.9%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Banks received $82,982 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Indiana State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Banks's campaign in 2010
Banks, Jim$5,696
Dillion For State Senator$5,000
Hoosiers For Economic Growth$5,000
Rost, Fred$4,000
Hoosiers For Holdman$2,735
Total Raised in 2010 $82,982


Jim and his wife, Amanda, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Dillon
Indiana Senate District 17
Succeeded by