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|Position = Indiana House of Representatives<br>District 45
 
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|Last election = [[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = November 2, 2004
 
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|Profession = Business Owner
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bruce Borders''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Indiana House of Representatives]], representing the 45th District since 2004. He is the former Mayor of Jasonville.
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}}{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Bruce Borders''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Indiana House of Representatives]], representing District 45 from 2004 to 2012.
  
 
Borders is the Owner of Borders Insurance and Financial Services.  He has also worked as an Elvis impersonator.
 
Borders is the Owner of Borders Insurance and Financial Services.  He has also worked as an Elvis impersonator.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Borders has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Borders served on these committees:
 
* [[Insurance Committee, Indiana House of Representatives|Insurance]], Vice Chair
 
* [[Insurance Committee, Indiana House of Representatives|Insurance]], Vice Chair
 
* [[Local Government Committee, Indiana House of Representatives|Local Government]]
 
* [[Local Government Committee, Indiana House of Representatives|Local Government]]
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Borders ran for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012|Indiana House of Representatives]] District 45. Borders ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and was defeated by District 64 incumbent [[Kreg Battles]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/files/2012_Primary_Candidate_Abbreviated_List_Mar_16.pdf ''Indiana Secretary of State,'' List of May 8, 2012, primary candidates]</ref><ref>[http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/election/general/general2012?page=office&countyID=-1&officeID=1&districtID=-1&candidate= ''Indiana Secretary of State'', “Election Results – Indiana General Election, November 6, 2012,” accessed January 24, 2013]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
::''See also:[[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
::''See also:[[Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
Borders won re-election to the 45th district seat against [[Jesse James]] by a margin of 11,588 to 7,866. <ref>[http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/election/general/general2010?page=office&countyID=-1&officeID=1&districtID=-1&candidate= Official Indiana General Election Results]</ref> The general election took place on November 2, 2010.  
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Borders won re-election to the 45th District seat against [[Jesse James]] by a margin of 11,588 to 7,866. <ref>[http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/election/general/general2010?page=office&countyID=-1&officeID=1&districtID=-1&candidate= Official Indiana General Election Results]</ref> The general election took place on November 2, 2010.  
  
 
In the May 4th primary, Borders ran unopposed and received 3,934 votes. <ref>[http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/primary/sos_primary10?page=office&countyID=-1&partyID=-1&officeID=1&districtID=-1&districtshortviewID=-1&candidate= Official Indiana Primary Election Results]</ref>
 
In the May 4th primary, Borders ran unopposed and received 3,934 votes. <ref>[http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/primary/sos_primary10?page=office&countyID=-1&partyID=-1&officeID=1&districtID=-1&districtshortviewID=-1&candidate= Official Indiana Primary Election Results]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Borders collected $20,535 in donations.  The top contributors are as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Indiana House 2010 Donors]</ref>
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|org2 = Insurance Institute Of Indiana
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|org3 = United For Health Rep The Employer Of United Health A United Health Group Inc PAC
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|org4 = Indiana Beverage Alliance
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|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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===2008===
 
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Bruce Borders
Bruce Borders.jpg
Indiana House of Representatives
District 45
Former Member
In office
2004 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEvangel College
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Personal website
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Bruce Borders is a former Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 45 from 2004 to 2012.

Borders is the Owner of Borders Insurance and Financial Services. He has also worked as an Elvis impersonator.

He is a member of the First Assembly of God Church, and a Leader with the Royal Rangers Jasonville Chapter.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Borders ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 45. Borders ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and was defeated by District 64 incumbent Kreg Battles (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKreg Battles Incumbent 50.1% 12,540
     Republican Bruce Borders Incumbent 49.9% 12,465
Total Votes 25,005


2010

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Borders won re-election to the 45th District seat against Jesse James by a margin of 11,588 to 7,866. [4] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Borders ran unopposed and received 3,934 votes. [5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 45 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Borders (R) 11,588
Jesse James (D) 7,866

Borders ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 4th.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Bruce Borders won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 45 receiving 12,700 votes, ahead of Democrat Richard A. Marshall who received 11,608 votes.[6]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 45 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Borders (R) 12,700
Richard A. Marshall (D) 11,608

2006

On November 7, 2006, Borders won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 45.[7]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 45 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Borders (R) 11,719
Michael Dudley Bledsoe (D) 8,354

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Borders collected $20,535 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[8]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bruce Borders's campaign in 2010
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Indiana$6,250
Insurance Institute Of Indiana$1,000
United For Health Rep The Employer Of United Health A United Health Group Inc PAC$550
Indiana Beverage Alliance$500
AT&T$500
Total Raised in 2010 $20,535

2008

In 2008, Borders collected $103,560 in donations.[9]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Republican Party $32,594
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $20,761
Bruce A. Borders $15,000
All Children Matter $15,000
Bruce Borders $5,000
Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters $1,500
Operating Engineers Local 841 $1,200
Duke Energy $1,000
Indiana State Association of Health Underwriters $1,000
Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana $1,000

2006

In 2006, Borders collected $37,259 in donations.[10]

Listed below are the top 5 contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $6,737
Indiana Association of Realtors $5,000
Insurance Institute of Indiana $4,000
Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters $2,250
National Federation of Independent Business $1,250

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Indiana House of Representatives District 4
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Kreg Battles (D)