Robert Bischoff

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Robert Bischoff
Indiana House of Representatives District 68
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Retired Plant Fireman, Joseph E. Seagram and Sons
Robert Bischoff (b. August 2, 1941) was a Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 68th District from 1980-2010. He serveed as Speaker Pro Tempore Emeritus.

Bischoff is a retired Plant Fireman with Joseph E. Seagram and Sons. He served in the Indiana State Senate from 1977-1978.

He is FOP Director of the Community Mental Health Center, President/Board Member of the Dearborn County Hospital Foundation, member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Indiana Farm Bureau, Knights of Columbus 3rd Division 4th Degree, Right to Life, and the Saint Lawrence Catholic Church.[1]

Committee assignments




See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bischoff lost his re-election bid to Republican candidate Jud McMillin by a margin of 11,010 to 9,439.[2] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Bischoff ran unopposed and received 3,148 votes.[3]


On November 4, 2008, Republican Jud McMillin won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 68 receiving 13,349 votes, ahead of Democrat Robert Bischoff who received 13,847 votes.[4]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 68 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jud McMillin (R) 13,349
Robert Bischoff (D) 13,847

Campaign donors


In 2008, Bischoff collected $82,829 in donations.[5]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Democratic Party $29,744
Indiana State Teachers Association $10,000
SE Pac $2,500
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,000
Electrical Workers Local 212 $2,000
Blue River Pac 12/03 $2,000
Monarch Beverage $1,000
Indiana Builders Association $1,000
Hill-Rom Inc. $1,000
Lewis & Kappes $1,000
Comcast of Indiana & Michigan $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Indiana House of Representatives District 68
Succeeded by
Jud McMillin