Wes Culver

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Wes Culver
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Indiana House of Representatives
District 49
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 6
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
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Personal website
Campaign website
Wes Culver is a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Culver's professional experience includes owning a small business.

Committee assignments


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

Indiana Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
Family, Children and Human Affairs
Select Committee on Government Reduction
Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation, Chair


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


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



See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Culver won re-election in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 49. Culver ran unopposed in the May 8 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWes Culver Incumbent 100% 16,419
Total Votes 16,419


See also:Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Culver won re-election to the 49th district seat with no opposition. He received 13,333 votes. [3] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

In the May 4th primary, Culver ran unopposed and received 6,305 votes. [4]


On November 4, 2008, Republican Wes Culver won election to the Indiana House of Representatives District 49 receiving 14,889 votes, ahead of Independent Vincent J. Turner Jr. who received 8,117 votes.[5]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 49 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wes Culver (R) 14,889
Vincent J. Turner Jr. (I) 8,117

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Culver collected $18,155 in donations. The top contributors are as follows:[6]

Indiana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Wes Culver's campaign in 2010
Culver, Wes$2,860
Indiana Builders Association$1,500
Floria, Norman$1,000
Monarch Beverage$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $18,155


In 2008, Culver collected $124,174 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Wesley Culver $28,400
Indiana Chamber of Commerce $19,258
Insurance Institute of Indiana $2,500
House Republican Campaign Committee of Indiana $1,500
Associated Builders & Contractors of Indiana $1,200
Indiana Association of Realtors $1,050
William Hunt $1,000
Culver Duck Farm Inc. $1,000
Baec Build Pac $1,000
Indiana Builders Association $1,000
Hoosiers Pro-Life Alliance $1,000
Douglas H. Scroch $1,000
Jayco $1,000
Daryl Zook $1,000
American Electric Power $1,000


Culver is a member of the Greencroft Middlebury Board, Rotary Club, World Missionary Press Board, and former President of the RETA.[8]

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