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Luke Kenley

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Luke Kenley
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Indiana State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
November 2012
Base salary$22,616.46/year
Per diem$138/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2008
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsNo
Bachelor'sMiami University
J.D.Harvard Law School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army First Lieutenant
Years of service1969-1971
Date of birthMarch 28, 1945
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Luke Kenley (b. March 28, 1945) is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 20.

Kenley was a judge for Noblesville City Court from 1974 to 1989. He then joined the Indiana State Senate in 1992. He has served in that position since, representing the 20th district.

Kenley served in the United States Army as a First Lieutenant from 1969 to 1971. He worked as an attonrney for Cadick Burns Duck Neighbors from 1972 to 1974. He then worked as owner of Kenley's Supermarkets, Incorporated, from 19773 to 1998. He was also owner of Cambridge Investment, Incorporated, from 1998 to 2008.

Kenley earned his BA from Miami University in 1967. He went on to receive his JD from Harvard Law School in 1972.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2012

Kenley is running in the 2012 election for Indiana State Senate District 20. Kenley is running for re-election in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [1]


On November 4, 2008, Republican Luke Kenley won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 20. He ran unopposed receiving 53,118 votes.[2]

Indiana State Senate, District 20 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Luke Kenley (R) 53,118

Campaign donors


In 2008, Kenley collected $296,050 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Indiana Association of Realtors $11,000
Baker & Daniels $10,500
Indiana Builders Association $10,200
Robert L. Meeks $10,000
Hoosiers for Economic Growth $10,000
Indiana Multi-Family Housing $10,000
Robert L. Meeks for State Senate $10,000
Indiana Hospital Association $8,350
Indiana Manufacturers Association $5,500
Indiana Chamber of Commerce $5,300
David Long $5,000
Indiana Bankers Association $5,000
AT&T $4,500
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $4,300
Kenneth E. Cragen $4,000
Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association $4,000
US Steel Corp $4,000
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association $3,500
Eli Lilly & Co. $3,000
Build Indiana Council $3,000

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Kenley and his wife, Sarah, have three children.

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Indiana State Senate District 20
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