Phyllis Pond

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Phyllis Pond
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 85
Former member
In office
1978 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$24,140.16/year
Per diem$156/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1978
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBall State University, 1951
Master'sIndiana University, 1963
Personal
BirthdayOctober 25, 1930
Place of birthWarren, Indiana
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionLutheran
CandidateVerification
Phyllis Pond (October 25, 1930 - September 22, 2013) was a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 85 from 1978 until her death from pulmonary fibrosis in September 2013. She had planned to resign due to her illness on October 15, 2013.[1][2]

At the time of her death, Pond was the longest-serving female legislator in state history.[2]

Biography

Pond's professional experience included working as a Kindergarten Teacher with East Allen County Schools; Kindergarten Teacher with Plymouth, Indiana Schools and a Home Economics Teacher at Raleigh High School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pond served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pond won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 85. Pond defeated Denny Worman in the May 8 Republican primary[3] and defeated Evan Smith (D) and Audrey Queckboerner (Constitution) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 85, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhyllis Pond Incumbent 64.3% 16,522
     Democratic Evan Smith 27.7% 7,112
     Constitution Audrey Queckboerner 8.1% 2,071
Total Votes 25,705
Indiana House of Representatives, District 85 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPhyllis Pond Incumbent 58.4% 4,335
Denny Worman 41.6% 3,083
Total Votes 7,418

2010

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pond defeated Libertarian candidate Paul Leslie by a margin of 20,670 to 2,957 to win re-election.[6] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Pond defeated Audrey Queckboerner (2,472) and Denny Worman (1,955) with 4,775 votes.[7]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 85 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phyllis Pond (R) 20,670
Paul Leslie (L) 2,957

2008

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Phyllis Pond won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 85. She ran unopposed receiving 27,620 votes.[8]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 85 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phyllis Pond (R) 27,620

2006

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Pond won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 85 unopposed.[9]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 85 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phyllis Pond (R) 16,269

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pond is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Pond raised a total of $183,336 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[10]

Phyllis Pond's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $17,500
2010 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $23,250
2008 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $20,000
2006 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $17,100
2004 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $12,920
2002 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $17,550
2000 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $27,675
1998 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $19,950
1996 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $11,991
1994 Indiana State House, District 85 Won $15,400
Grand Total Raised $183,336

2012

Pond won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pond raised a total of $17,500.
Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Phyllis Pond's campaign in 2012
Bjc Pac$1,000
Indiana Beverage Alliance$1,000
Boilermakers Local 374$500
Terry, Phil$500
Mcintire, James$500
Total Raised in 2012$17,500
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Pond collected $23,250 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[11]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Phyllis Pond's campaign in 2010
Indiana State Medical Association$1,000
Indiana Beverage Alliance$1,000
Meyer Jr, Leroy$800
Indiana State Chiropractic Association$600
Michelin North America$600
Total Raised in 2010 $23,250

2008

In 2008, Pond collected $20,000 in donations.[12]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana State Medical Association $1,300
Indiana Beverage Alliance $1,000
Shelley Schloss $1,000
Indiana Multi-Family Housing $1,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Pond's endorsements included the National Rifle Association.[13]

Personal

Pond was a member of the Allen County Republican Women's Club, National Order of Women Legislators and the New Haven Women's Club.[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 85
1978–2013
Succeeded by
Casey Cox (R)