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Messer was endorsed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, with the decision announced by the organization's PAC, Indiana Chamber Congressional Action Committee.<ref>[http://www.lukemesser.com/2012/03/indiana-chamber-endorses-luke-messer-courier-times/ ''Luke Messer for Congress'' "LUKE MESSER / Indiana Chamber endorses Luke Messer – Courier Times 3.9" Accessed April 13, 2012]</ref>
 
Messer was endorsed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, with the decision announced by the organization's PAC, Indiana Chamber Congressional Action Committee.<ref>[http://www.lukemesser.com/2012/03/indiana-chamber-endorses-luke-messer-courier-times/ ''Luke Messer for Congress'' "LUKE MESSER / Indiana Chamber endorses Luke Messer – Courier Times 3.9" Accessed April 13, 2012]</ref>
  
Former Republican candidate [[Allen Smith II]] endorsed Messer in the race for the [[Indiana's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th distirct]] after ending his own campaign prior to the primary election.<ref>[http://www.lukemesser.com/2012/04/allen-smith-endorses-luke-mess-for-congress-6th-congressional-district-candidate-suspends-campaign-and-throws-support-behind-messer/ ''Luke Messer'' "ALLEN SMITH ENDORSES LUKE MESSER FOR CONGRESS" Accessed April 23, 2012]</ref>
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Former Republican candidates [[Allen Smith II]] and [[John Hatter]] endorsed Messer in the race for the [[Indiana's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th distirct]] after ending their own campaigns prior to the primary election.<ref>[http://www.lukemesser.com/2012/04/allen-smith-endorses-luke-mess-for-congress-6th-congressional-district-candidate-suspends-campaign-and-throws-support-behind-messer/ ''Luke Messer'' "ALLEN SMITH ENDORSES LUKE MESSER FOR CONGRESS" Accessed April 23, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.thecouriertimes.com/main.asp?Search=1&ArticleID=272623&SectionID=23&SubSectionID=45&S=1 ''Courier Times'' "Except for loan, Messer still leads in fundraising" Accessed May 3, 2012]</ref>
  
 
On May 3, Messer was endorsed by [[Governor of Indiana]] [[Mitch Daniels]].<ref name="daniels"/>
 
On May 3, Messer was endorsed by [[Governor of Indiana]] [[Mitch Daniels]].<ref name="daniels"/>

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Luke Messer
Luke Messer.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 6
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Indiana House of Representatives
2003-2006
Education
Bachelor'sWabash College
J.D.Vanderbilt University
Personal
ProfessionExecutive Director of Hoosiers for Economic Growth
Websites
Campaign website
Luke Messer campaign logo
Luke Messer is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 6th Congressional District of Indiana.

Biography

Education:[1]

  • Wabash College
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D.

Career

  • Co-founded a not-for-profit organization called Child Share Indiana
  • 2001-2005: Executive Director and chief spokesman of the Indiana Republican Party
  • Currently, Executive Director of Hoosiers for Economic Growth

Messer served in the Indiana House from 2003 to 2006.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Messer is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 6th District. Messer is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket. [3] Dan Bolling, Brad Bookout, Jim Crone, Lane Siekman, Barry Welsh, George Holland and Susan Hall Heitzman are running in the Democratic primary. Messer faces Bill Frazier, Travis Hankins, John Hatter, Don Bates, Jr., Andrew Phipps, Joseph Van Wye, and Joe Sizemore in the Republican primary. Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of February 24, 2012. The primary elections will be held on May 8, 2012.

Endorsements

Messer was endorsed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, with the decision announced by the organization's PAC, Indiana Chamber Congressional Action Committee.[4]

Former Republican candidates Allen Smith II and John Hatter endorsed Messer in the race for the 6th distirct after ending their own campaigns prior to the primary election.[5][6]

On May 3, Messer was endorsed by Governor of Indiana Mitch Daniels.[2]

Personal

Messer, his wife Jennifer, their two daughters, Emma and Ava, and son, Hudson, live in Shelbyville, Indiana.[1]

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