Evan Bayh
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Evan Bayh

Democrat

U.S. Senator from Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Evan Bayh

U.S. Senator from Indiana
Summary
Experience
Funding
65
Years of Age
14
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

Birch Evans Bayh III (BY; born December 26, 1955) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1999 to 2011 and the 46th Governor of Indiana from 1989 to 1997. Bayh 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 lobbying firm McGuireWoods in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, and also became a senior adviser with Apollo Global Management. He was a part-time contributor for Fox News from March 2011 to July 2016. In June 2011 he became a messaging adviser for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. On October 27, 2011, it was announced that Berry Plastics Corp.

Experience

Education

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Indiana University Bloomington
Fairfax Christian School
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Indiana University
1978
St. Albans School
University of Virginia School of Law
Juris Doctor
1981

Past Positions

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Senator
United States Senate
1998 - 2010
Secretary of State
State of Indiana
1986 - 1988
Wayne Townsend Gubernatorial Campaign
1984
Attorney
Baker and Daniels
1997 - Current
Red Poling Chair
Business Economics, Indiana University
1997 - Current
Lawyer
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

Other Experience

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Board of Directors
National Endowment for Democracy
Chair
Democratic Leadership Council
Co-Founder
Third Way
Member
Trinity Episcopal Church
Member
District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
Indiana Bar Association
Co-Chair
Senate Medical-Technology Caucus
Co-founder
Senate Parents' Caucus
Member
New Democrat Coalition
Member
Senate Manufacturing Caucus
Member
Senate Centrist Coalition
Member
National Guard Caucus

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
2014
2012
20
18
$4,971,954
Total Raised
$13,618,048
Total Spent
$1,129,029
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics