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State Representative, 100th District, Indiana
Election Date: May 18, 2012
Phone: (317) 937-5306
About the Candidate:
James Nease was raised in the small town of Lebanon, IN and has spent the last four years living in the Greater Indianapolis area. He is a graduate of Lebanon Senior High School and a current student of the University of Indianapolis where he studies philosophy and anthropology with a high interest in culture and post-modernism. His father was a Union worker for the Glazier’s Union and his mother worked several jobs to put him through school. James has always been active in the Indianapolis community, volunteering yearly at the Watkin’s Family Center to feed the homeless, supporting the independent arts and music scene, and serving as Senate Page in the 2006 session of the State Legislature. In addition, James has been involved in Student Government at Vincennes University and the University of Indianapolis; drafting and sponsoring environmental awareness bills to which are still in effect at Vincennes University. He has been an active member in the Sunshine Society, IASP, LGBT-Indiana, PSA, and YDC. James comes from a working-class family and sympathizes with the struggles and hardships of the lower-middle class, and understands the decline in prosperity associated with intolerance and poverty.