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Richard Dodge

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Richard Dodge
Richard Dodge.jpg
Indiana House of Representatives
District 51
Former Member
In office
2004 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Steuben County Council
1990 – 2002
Personal
BirthdayJune 2, 1930
Place of birthPleasant Lake, Indiana
ProfessionConsultant, Heating and Air Conditioning Companies
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Richard "Dick" Dodge (b. June 2, 1930) is a former Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 51 from 2004 to 2012. He served on the Steuben County Council from 1990-2002.

Dodge is a consultant with heating and air conditioning companies. He was the Owner of Dodge and Son Incorporated Heating and Air Conditioning from 1955-1991, and served in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954.

He is a member of American Legion Post #257, Angola Elks Lodge #2398, Angola Moose Lodge #1568, Hoosier War Birds, Indiana Farm Bureau, Indiana Sheriff's Association, National Rifle Association, and Director of the Association of Indiana Counties Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dodge defeated Democratic candidate Codie Ross by a margin of 10,234 to 7,711.[2] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Dodge defeated David Powers by a margin of 5,698 to 4,166.[3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 51 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Dodge (R) 10,234
Codie Ross (D) 7,711

Dodge defeated David Powers in the May 4th primary by 1,532 votes.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Richard Dodge won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 51 receiving 14,734 votes, ahead of Democrat Lon Keyes who received 10,186 votes.[4]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 51 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Dodge (R) 14,734
Lon Keyes (D) 10,186

2006

On November 7, 2006, Dodge won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 51.[5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 51 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Dodge (R) 9,013
Joseph Rauen (D) 7,217

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Dodge collected $241,518 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[6]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Dodge's campaign in 2010
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Indiana$103,170
Hoosiers For Economic Growth$50,000
Indiana Chamber Of Commerce$20,000
Indiana Republican Party$15,000
JK Advertising LLC$3,600
Total Raised in 2010 $241,518

2008

In 2008, Dodge collected $28,765 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Dental Association $1,100
Robert L. Meeks for State Senate $1,000

2006

In 2006, Dodge collected $47,610 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the top 5 contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Republican Party $4,402
Vicki Kitcin Build in PAC $3,000
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $2,600
Robert L. Meeks for State Senator $1,327
Indiana Association of Realtors $1,000

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Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 51
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Dennis Zent (R)