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David Long
David Long.jpg
Indiana State Senate District 16
In office
Term ends
November 9, 2016
Senate President Pro Tempore
Base salary$22,616.46/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsNo
Bachelor'sUniversity of California at Davis
J.D.University of Santa Clara
ProfessionAttorney, General Counsel, Pizza Hut of Fort Wayne, Inc.
Office website
David Long is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 16 and serving as State Senate President Pro Tempore. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996. He served as a Fort Wayne City Councilman from 1988 to 1995 and as a member of the Urban Enterprise Zone Board of Fort Wayne from 1991 to 1995.

Long earned his B.A. from the University of California at Davis and his J.D. from the University of Santa Clara. His professional experience includes working as Attorney/Partner for Moss, Crowell, Harris, and General Counsel for Pizza Hut of Fort Wayne, Incorporated.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Joint Rules
Rules and Legislative Procedure, Chair


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


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



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2012

Long won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana State Senate District 16. Long ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Charles T. Keen (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Indiana State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Charles Keen 34.9% 17,809
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Long Incumbent 65.1% 33,290
Total Votes 51,099


On November 4, 2008, Republican David Long won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 16. He ran unopposed receiving 37,082 votes.[3]

Indiana State Senate, District 16 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Long (R) 37,082

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2008, Long collected $351,439 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
US Steel Corp $13,000
Indiana Association of Realtors $10,600
National Wine & Spirits Corp $10,000
American Electric Power $9,800
Indiana Motor Truck Association $7,400
Indiana Hospital Association $6,800
Insurance Institute of Indiana $6,000
Sommer Barnard PC $5,700
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Indiana $5,600
Indiana Builders Association $5,200
IBuild Indiana Pac $5,000
National Federation of Independent Business $5,000
John C. Gaylor Revocable Trust $5,000
Comcast of Indiana & Michigan LLC $5,000
Baker & Daniels $5,000
Indiana Bankers Association $4,850
Nisource $4,800
Duke Energy $4,600
Indiana Credit Union League $4,500
Eli Lilly & Co $4,500


Long and his wife, Melissa, have two children.

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