Bob Heaton

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Bob Heaton
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 46
In office
November 16, 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$22,660.46/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sIndiana State University (1980)
Office website
Bob Heaton is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 46. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Heaton earned his Bachelor's degree from Indiana State University. His professional experience includes working in the life insurance industry.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Financial Institutions, Vice-chair
Natural Resources


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



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heaton won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 46. Heaton ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated James R. Mann, II (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Heaton Incumbent 57.6% 14,630
     Democratic James Mann, II 42.4% 10,771
Total Votes 25,401


See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Heaton defeated Democratic candidate Bionca Gambill by a margin of 10,918 to 6,791. Democratic incumbent Vern Tincher did not run for re-election. [3] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Heaton ran unopposed and received 3,838 votes. [4]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 46 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Heaton (R) 10,918
Bionca Gambill (D) 6,791

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Heaton raised $470,929 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Aiming Higher PAC $187,576
Hoosiers For Economic Growth $58,250
Indiana Republican Party $52,001
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Indiana $29,328


Heston and his wife, Jane Ann, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vern Tincher
Indiana House District 46
Succeeded by