Richard Hamm

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Indiana House of Representatives District 56
In office
November 7, 2012-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 2
Base salary$22,616.46/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Richard (Dick) Hamm is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 56. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections and Apportionment
Financial Institutions
Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hamm won election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 56. Hamm defeated Mark Ervin and Doug Williamson in the May 8 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Phillip Pflum (D), William Eric Atkinson (R), and Mark Brim (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Hamm 49.3% 11,568
     Democratic Phillip Pflum Incumbent 44.6% 10,470
     Libertarian Mark Brim 6% 1,414
     Republican (write-in) William Eric Atkinson 0% 11
Total Votes 23,463

Indiana House of Representatives, District 56 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Hamm 51% 3,673
Doug Williamson 25.9% 1,865
Mark Ervin 23.1% 1,665
Total Votes 7,203


On April 19, 2012, Hamm was endorsed by The Indiana Manufacturers Association and the association's political action committee.[3] Hamm was also endorsed by the National Rifle Association in the Indiana House of Representatives race in 2012.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phillip Pflum (D)
Indiana House of Representatives District 56
Succeeded by