Edward Clere

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Edward Clere
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 72
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$22,660.46/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIndiana University Southeast
Personal
ProfessionReal Estate Broker
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Edward D. (Ed) Clere is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 72. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Clere's professional experience includes working as a real estate broker and Director of the Southern Indiana Realtors Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Public Health, Chair
Public Policy

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clere won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 72. Clere ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated Sharon Grabowski (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 72, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEdward D. Clere Incumbent 54.4% 16,177
     Democratic Sharon Grabowski 45.6% 13,557
Total Votes 29,734


2010

See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clere defeated Democratic candidate Shane Gibson by a margin of 12,408 to 9,087 to win re-election. [4] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Clere ran unopposed and received 3,613 votes. [5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 72 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Clere (R) 12,408
Shane Gibson (D) 9,807

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Edward Clere won election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 72 receiving 14,985 votes, ahead of Democrat William Cochran who received 14,877 votes.[6]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 72 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Clere (R) 14,985
William Cochran (D) 14,877

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Clere collected $293,834 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[7]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edward Clere's campaign in 2010
Indiana Republican Party$65,000
Hoosiers For Economic Growth$60,000
Aiming Higher PAC$57,257
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Indiana$42,730
Indiana Chamber Of Commerce$35,250
Total Raised in 2010 $293,834

2008

In 2008, Clere collected $163,390 in donations.[8]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Chamber of Commerce $57,500
All Children Matter $41,500
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $39,616
Hoosiers for Economic Growth $10,000
Sira $1,660
Arbaugh Marketing & Design LLC $1,600
Charles L. Gary $1,000
Blue Sky Foundation Inc. $1,000
Lyle J. Stuckie $1,000
Jesse Ballew Enterprises $1,000

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2008–present
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