Evan Bayh

Evan Bayh DEMDemocrat

U.S. Senator from Indiana

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Evan BayhDEMDemocrat U.S. Senator from Indiana
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Birch Evans "Evan" Bayh III (BY; born December 26, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 46th governor of Indiana from 1989 to 1997 and as a United States senator representing Indiana from 1999 to 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he currently serves on the President's Intelligence Advisory Board. Bayh is the son of Senator Birch Bayh, Jr. and the grandson of basketball coach Birch E. Bayh. He was first elected to public office as the Secretary of State of Indiana in 1986. He held the position for two years before being elected Governor. He left his office after completing two terms and briefly took a job lecturing at Indiana University Bloomington. He was elected to Congress as a Senator in 1998 and reelected in 2004. On February 15, 2010, Bayh unexpectedly announced he would not seek reelection to the Senate in 2010. After leaving the Senate, he was replaced by his predecessor, Dan Coats, and became a partner with the law and consulting firm McGuireWoods in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, and also became a senior adviser with Apollo Global Management.

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Education8 - 8 of 6
Indiana University Bloomington
Fairfax Christian School
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Indiana University
St. Albans School
University of Virginia School of Law
Juris Doctor
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
United States Senate
1998 - 2010
Secretary of State
State of Indiana
1986 - 1988
Wayne Townsend Gubernatorial Campaign
Baker and Daniels
1997 - Current
Red Poling Chair
Business Economics, Indiana University
1997 - Current
Bingham, Summers, Welsh, and Spearman Law Firm
1985 - 1986
Family Law Firm
1984 - 1985
Hogan and Harston Law Firm
1983 - 1984
Law Clerk
United States District Judge James Noland
1982 - 1983
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Board of Directors
National Endowment for Democracy
Democratic Leadership Council
Third Way
Indiana Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Trinity Episcopal Church
Senate Medical-Technology Caucus
Senate Parents' Caucus
National Guard Caucus
Senate Centrist Coalition
Senate Manufacturing Caucus
New Democrat Coalition