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Connie Lawson

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Connie Lawson
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Indiana State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
1996-present
Term ends
November 2012
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Floor Leader
2006-present
Compensation
Base salary$22,616.46/year
Per diem$138/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsNo
Personal
BirthdayApril 20, 1949
ProfessionOwner & Secretary/Treasurer, Lawson & Company; Auctioneers and Real Estate Professionals
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Connie Lawson (b. April 20, 1949) is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 24. Lawson is the Senate Majority Floor Leader.

Lawson has been a Precinct Committee Person for the Hendricks County Republican Central Committee since 1993. She has also been Vice-Chair of the Hendricks County Republican Party from 1994 to the present. She then joined the Indiana State Senate in 1996 and has served in that position since.

Lawson was the co-owner and Secretary/Treasurer for Lawson Brothers Auctioneers from 1971 to 1980. She worked in a Real Estate Office as a Closing Agent/Office Manager from 1970 to 1988. She then worked as a Clerk for the Abstract and Title Guaranty Company from 1986 to 1988. She was also Circuit Court Clerk for Hendricks County from 1989 to 1996. She has been co-owner and Secretary/Treasurer for Lawson and Company since 1980.

Lawson attended Darden School of Legislative Leadership. She went on to receive her Diploma from the Association of Indiana Counties in 1995. She then attended the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development in 1998.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lawson has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Connie Lawson won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 24. She ran unopposed receiving 53,188 votes.[1]

Indiana State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Connie Lawson (R) 53,188

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Lawson collected $132,062 in donations.[2]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Robert L. Meeks for State Senate $10,000
Indiana Chamber of Commerce $6,800
Indiana Hospital Association $5,500
Indiana Association of Realtors $4,000
Indiana State Medical Association $3,500
Eli Lilly & Co. $3,500
Indiana Bankers Association $3,500
Duke Energy $3,000
Build Indiana Council $3,000
Baker & Daniels $2,800
David C. Long for State Senate $2,500
Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association $2,000
National Wine & Spirits Corp $2,000
Indiana Dental Association $2,000
AT&T $1,800
Indiana CPA Society $1,600
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $1,500
Indiana Academy of Opthalmology $1,500
Pat Miller for State Senator $1,500
Nisource $1,500

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Personal

Lawson and her husband, Jack, have two children.

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Preceded by
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Indiana State Senate District 24
1996–present
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