|Indiana House of Representatives|
|2008 - present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||Army National Guard|
Moseley served in the Army National Guard.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Moseley served on the following committees:
|Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Employment, Labor and Pensions|
|• Veterans Affairs and Public Safety|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Moseley served on these committees:
|Indiana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Labor and Employment|
|• Utilities and Energy|
|• Veterans Affairs and Public Safety|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Moseley served on these committees:
|Indiana Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Labor and Employment, Vice-chair|
|• Public Health|
|• Veterans Affairs and Public Safety|
Moseley and 36 other Democratic representatives participated in a legislative walkout on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in opposition to proposed legislation limiting union powers in Indiana. The Democratic departure left the House void of a quorum, leaving only 58 of the 67 Representatives needed to establish a quorum. Terri Austin, Steven Stemler, and Vanessa Summers stayed behind to provide, if necessary, a motion and a seconding motion, which would enable them to stop any official business from proceeding should the Republicans try to do so.
On March 7, House minority leader B. Patrick Bauer revealed the Democratic caucus' hideout to be the Comfort Suites in Urbana, Illinois. According to the Indiana Constitution, Article 4, sections 11 and 14, the House may enforce fines and other methods to compel absent members to return. Beginning on March 7, the Democrats were subject to a fine of $250, to be withheld from future expense or salary payments, for each day they were not present in the statehouse. Regarding their actual pay, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced that the 37 lawmakers were required to be physically present in the chambers to receive their per diem payment of $152/day. This move came as a result of the approximated $40,000 in per diem payments automatically made to the legislators during their first seven days of absence. According to reports, the representatives promised to either return the money, or donate it to charity.
March 22 marked the start of the fourth consecutive week of Democratic absenteeism, complete with an increased incentive to return. Governor Daniels and House Republicans upped the ante with daily fines increasing from $250/day to $350/day, effective Monday, March 21. Despite the increased penalties, Democratic resolve remained intact. House Minority Leader B. Patrick Bauer stated that Democrats "will remain steadfast" in their opposition to bills hurting wages and education in Indiana. Rep. Winfield Moses, Jr. (D) called the increase "a poke in the eye," and promised that it would do nothing to break the impasse.
The Democrats ended the standoff after 36 days, returning on March 28. The two sides agreed to compromise on a number of issues, including shelving the controversial "right-to-work" bill. Although the Democrats returned with some of their wishes granted, their actions were not without consequence. Each absent member accrued a total of $3500 in fines given by Republicans.
Elections for the office of Indiana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Charles "Chuck" Moseley was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while John W. Johnston was unopposed in the Republican primary. Moseley will face Johnston in the general election.
Moseley won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 10. Moseley ran unopposed in the May 8 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 10, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Charles Moseley Incumbent||100%||19,133|
In the May 4 primary election, Moseley ran unopposed and received 2,896 votes.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 10 General Election (2010)|
|Charles Moseley (D)||8,705|
|Kenneth Kaminski (R)||6,554|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Charles Moseley won election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 10 receiving 17,337 votes, ahead of Republican Kenneth M. Kaminski who received 8,927 votes.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 10 (2008)|
|Charles Moseley (D)||17,337|
|Kenneth M. Kaminski (R)||8,927|
Comprehensive donor information for Moseley is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Moseley raised a total of $131,081 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 9, 2013.
|Charles Moseley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Indiana State House, District 10||$24,275|
|2010||Indiana State House, District 10||$57,350|
|2008||Indiana State House, District 10||$43,065|
|1998||Indiana State House, District 10||$6,391|
|Grand Total Raised||$131,081|
2012Moseley won re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Moseley raised a total of $24,275.
|Indiana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Moseley's campaign in 2012|
|Steelworkers Local 6787||$1,950|
|Boilermakers Local 374||$1,875|
|Ironworkers Local 395||$1,875|
|First District Democratic Central Cmte||$1,400|
|Total Raised in 2012||$24,275|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Moseley collected $57,350 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:
|Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Moseley's campaign in 2010|
|Boilermakers Local 374||$3,400|
|Electrical Workers Local 21||$2,700|
|Indiana Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
|Ironworkers Local 395||$2,000|
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 6787||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$57,350|
In 2008, Moseley collected $43,065 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|Circle R Electric||$1,900|
|Dunes Shores Pac||$1,500|
|Signature Properties Inc.||$1,500|
|Circle R Electric||$1,400|
|Electrical Workers Local 21||$1,000|
|Ironworkers Local 395||$1,000|
|Indiana Trial Lawyers Association||$1,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Charles + Moseley + Indiana + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Indiana House of Representatives - Rep. Charles Moseley
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Watchdog Indiana Candidate Ratings
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 1998
- IndyStar.com, Indiana Democrats trigger Statehouse showdown over anti-union legislation, 22 Feb. 2011
- Fox 59, Fines begin for absent House Democrats, 7 March 2011
- The Wall Street Journal, Pressure Mounts on Absent Democrats in Wisconsin, Indiana, 3 March 2011
- IndyStar.com, Dems' walkout drags on, among nation's longest, 23 March 2011
- WFIE.com, Indiana Republicans say they're done negotiating, 17 March 2011
- Reuters, "Indiana becomes 23rd "right-to-work" state," February 1, 2012
- Indiana Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed February 10, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 12, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "List of May 8, 2012, primary candidates," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, “Election Results – Indiana General Election, November 6, 2012,” accessed January 24, 2013
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2010 Official General Election Results," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2010 Official Primary Election Results," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2008 Official election results," accessed March 6, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Moseley, Charles A (Chuck)," accessed September 9, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign donations," accessed March 6, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 Campaign donations," accessed March 6, 2014
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