Connie (Connie) Lawson (R)
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Secretary of State
Room 201 State House 200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Residence: Danville, IN
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Jack Lawson   DOB: 4/20/1949


Connie Lawson (born April 20, 1949) is the 61st Indiana Secretary of State. A Republican, Lawson is a former member of the Indiana Senate where she served as Majority Floor Leader.

Early life, education, and career- Lawson was born and raised in Danville, located in Hendricks County in central Indiana. She graduated from Danville High School. She attended Darden School of Legislative Leadership and in 1998 she went to Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership.

Lawson was elected Clerk of the Hendricks County Circuit Court in 1988. She was subsequently reelected twice to four-year terms As clerk, her responsibilities included maintaining all records of the court and overseeing elections. During this period, Lawson was also president of the Indiana Clerks' Association and chair of the group's legislative committee.

State Senate- Lawson was a member of the Indiana Senate from 1996 to 2012. She was the first woman appointed to the post of Indiana Senate Majority Floor Leader. Personal- Connie Lawson is married to Jack Lawson, has two children Brandon and Kylie, and seven grandchildren. She and her husband own and operate Lawson & Company, an auctioneer and real estate business.

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