By a vote of 59-7, Indiana businessman Kevin Boehnlein has been selected to fulfill the remainder of Indiana State Senator Ron Grooms’ term – beginning this session. Boehnelin was elected on the first ballot by a caucus vote with overwhelming support.

In remarks tonight, Boehnlein thanked precinct voters and community supporters.

He said: “It is time for new energy, new ideas, new leadership and real world experience. I have a strong passion for service, as well as an enduring love for the district and its people.”

In his remarks to the caucus tonight, Kevin Boehnlein emphasized the importance of cutting the state income tax this session.

Floyd County Recorder Lois Endris stated, “The caucus results speak for themselves: Kevin Boehnlein has the confidence of the community and the region; he will serve us well.”