Jim Lucas

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Jim Lucas
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Indiana House of Representatives District 69
Incumbent
In office
November 7, 2012-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSeymour High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
CandidateVerification
Jim Lucas is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 69. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Lucas' professional experience includes owning his own awning company. He served in the United States Marine Corps.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Environmental Affairs
Public Policy

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Jim Lucas was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lucas won election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 69. Lucas ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Jim McCormick (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 69, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Lucas 57.8% 13,787
     Democratic Jim McCormick 42.2% 10,070
Total Votes 23,857

2010

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lucas lost to Democratic incumbent Terry Goodin by a margin of 10,110 to 9,510.[6] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Lucas ran unopposed and received 9,510 votes.[7].

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lucas is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Lucas raised a total of $260,910 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[8]

Jim Lucas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State House, District 69 Won $82,887
2010 Indiana State House, District 66 Defeated $178,023
Grand Total Raised $260,910

2012

Lucas won election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lucas raised a total of $82,887.
Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Lucas's campaign in 2012
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Indiana$38,540
Indiana Chamber of Commerce$21,309
Hoosiers for Economic Growth$7,000
Mcgee, Richard Y$3,000
Rust, Anthony$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$82,887
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Lucas and his wife, Lynn, have 3 children.[1]

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Indiana General Assembly was in session from January 6 through March 14.[9]

Legislators are scored on their stances on issues "impacting working people."
Legislators are scored on their votes on "pro-jobs, pro-economy issues."
Legislators are scored on whether they supported or opposed IMA's position on a bill.

2013

In 2013, the Indiana General Assembly was in session from January 7 through April 29.[10]

Legislators are scored on whether they supported or opposed IMA's position on a bill.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Cheatham (D)
Indiana House of Representatives District 69
2012–present
Succeeded by
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