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Don Bates, Jr.
|Don Bates, Jr.|
|U.S. House, Indiana, District 6|
|High school||Bethel Holiness Christian School|
|Bachelor's||The Bible Missionary Institute|
- Bethel Holiness Christian School, Columbus, Indiana
- The Bible Missionary Institute, Rock Island, Illinois
Bates was also endorsed by State Senator Greg Walker on February 22, 2012, Connersville, Indiana Mayor Leonard Urban, Greg Fettig with America ReFocused and  Randolph County Sheriff Ken Hendrickson on April 12, 2012. 
Bates and his wife, Amy, live with their 2 sons in Randolph County.
- Indiana Secretary of State "2012 Primary Election Results," May 8, 2012
- Pal Item "Profiles Republican Candidates Sixth Congressional District" Accessed May 3, 2012
- Courier Times "Indiana Chamber endorses Luke Messer" Accessed April 13, 2012
- Bates for Congress "Indiana Right to Life PAC endorses Don Bates for Congress" Accessed May 1, 2012
- Bates for Congress "State Senator Greg Walker Endorses Bates" Accessed May 1, 2012
- Bates for Congress "Connersville Mayor Leonard Urban" Accessed May 1, 2012
- Bates for Congress "Greg Fettig With America Refocused Endorses Don Bates for Congress" Accessed May 1, 2012
- Don Bates for Congress "Randolph County Sheriff Ken Henrickson Endores Don Bates for Congress" Accessed May 1, 2012