Wesley Ortell

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Wesley Ortell
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Candidate for
Indiana House of Representatives District 82
ProfessionHeavy Equipment Operator
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Wesley Ortell was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 82 of the Indiana House of Representatives. Ortell was defeated by David Ober in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[1]

Wesley is a nine-year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, and currently still works operating heavy equipment in the construction and pipeline industries.[2] Previously, Ortell served six years in the United States Army Reserves, eight years as a volunteer firefighter, performed Underwater Search and Recovery duties in Lake County, and served as a reserve officer with the Lagrange County Sheriff’s Department[2]



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ortell ran in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 82. Ortell, Mike Caywood, Denise Lemmon and David Ober ran in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. David Ober won the Republican primary.[1] Mike Wilber ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 82 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Ober 46.7% 3,550
Denise Lemmon 43.2% 3,284
Mike Caywood 7% 534
Wesley Ortell 3.1% 238
Total Votes 7,606

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Ortell, 61 years old, lives in Wolcottville, Indiana.[2]

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