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Ragen H. HatcherDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 3
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INResidence (state)

Ragen Hatcher (born July 5, 1978) is an American politician from Gary, Indiana. A member of the Democratic Party, she serves in the Indiana House of Representatives. Hatcher is the daughter of Richard G. Hatcher, a former mayor of Gary. She served on Gary's city council from 2007 through 2011. Hatcher ran for mayor of Gary in 2011, but lost the election. She was elected to the city council for another term in 2015. She ran for the third district in the Indiana House of Representatives in the 2018 elections to succeed Charlie Brown, and won. Hatcher briefly considered running for the Indiana Senate to succeed Eddie Melton in the 2020 elections. Melton decided to run for re-election to his Senate seat and Hatcher then decided to run for her State Rep seat.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Indiana University at Bloomington
Master's Finance
2010
Valparaiso University
MBA
2005
Valparaiso University
JD
2003
Valparaiso University
Bachelor's Economics/Law
2000
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
Indiana State House of Representatives
2018 - Current
Professor
Management, Purdue University
2019 - Current
Former Deputy Prosecutor
Lake County
Former Director
Law School Tax Clinic, Valparaiso University
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Former Member
Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation, Indiana State House of Representatives