Mike Braun

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Mike Braun
Mike Braun, Official Portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Indiana
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Serving with Todd Young
Preceded byJoe Donnelly
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 63rd district
In office
November 5, 2014 – November 1, 2017
Preceded byMark Messmer
Succeeded byShane Lindauer
Personal details
Michael K. Braun

(1954-03-24) March 24, 1954 (age 68)
Jasper, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materWabash College (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)

Michael K. Braun (born March 24, 1954) is an American businessman and politician. Braun is the junior United States Senator of Indiana since January 3, 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party.

He was born in Jasper, Indiana. Braun studied at Wabash College and at Harvard Business School. He served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 2014 to 2017, representing the 63rd District.

In August 2017, Braun announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate.[1] In November 2018, Braun defeated incumbent Senator Joe Donnelly.[2]

In September 2022, it was reported that Braun would not run for re-election to the Senate and instead run for Governor of Indiana. In November 2022, he officially announced his candidacy for Indiana governor.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Braun enters GOP Senate race". The Journal Gazette. August 8, 2017.
  2. Slodysko, Brian (2018-11-07). "GOP businessman defeats Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly". Associated Press. Retrieved 2018-11-07.

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