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Eddie MeltonDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 3
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Eddie Melton (born 1981) is an American politician from the state of Indiana. A member of the Democratic Party, Melton serves in the Indiana Senate as the Senator for Indiana Senate District 3. He also serves as Deputy Chair of the Indiana Democratic Party where he has focused on equity and inclusion. Melton is from Gary, Indiana. He served on the Indiana State Board of Education. Melton was elected to the state senate in 2016. In June 2019, he announced his candidacy for governor of Indiana in the 2020 election. but he ended his candidacy in January 2020. In November 2020, Melton was elected as the Assistant Minority Floor Leader of the Indiana Senate.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Kentucky State University
Attended Business Management
Calumet College of Saint Joseph
Bachelor's Organization Management
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Assistant Minority Leader
Indiana State Senate
2021 - 2023
Indiana State Senate
2016 - Current
Indiana State Board of Education
2015 - 2016
Manager of Governmental and Community Relations
Northern Indiana Public Service Company
2014 - Current
Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Employee Involvement
Northern Indiana Public Service Company
2013 - 2014
Communication Specialist
Northern Indiana Public Service Company
2010 - 2011
Community Initiative Officer
Legacy Foundation
2009 - 2010
Former Compliance Officer
Provisional Educational Network, Incorporated
Former Executive Director
Redd Karpet Achievement, Incorporated
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Indiana Chapter President
American Association of Blacks in Energy
The Northwest Indiana Race Relations Council
Northwest Indiana Community Development Advisory Board
State Treasurer
Indiana Blacks in Philanthropy
Vice President
Gary Chamber of Commerce
Commission on the Social Status of Black Males
Former Member
Homeland Security and Transportation Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Pensions and Labor Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Veterans Affairs and The Military Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Natural Resources Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Education and Career Development Committee, Indiana State Senate