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Senate Republicans announce leadership team for 123rd General Assembly

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 9, 2022) — The Indiana Senate Majority Caucus met today in Indianapolis to elect its leadership team for the 123rd General Assembly.

Caucus members voted to re-elect State Sen. Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) as their choice for Senate President Pro Tempore. In accordance with Senate rules, the Democrat caucus will also weigh in on Bray's selection during the legislature’s official Organization Day on Nov. 22.

State Sen. Chris Garten (R-Charlestown) will continue to serve in his role as Majority Floor Leader, and State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) will continue his role as Majority Caucus Chairman.

"It is truly an honor and privilege to serve as Pro Tem of this esteemed body," Bray said. "This job would not be possible without the support of each of our talented senators, and I'm grateful to my fellow caucus members for again putting their trust in me. The 2023 session will have many challenges and opportunities as we look to improve our state for all Hoosiers, and as always, Senate Republicans will be committed to passing a balanced budget that funds our priorities while living within our means."

Lawmakers will gather at the Statehouse on Nov. 22 for Organization Day, the ceremonial start of the 2023 session. Members of the public can view calendars, proposed legislation, livestreamed meetings and more online at


Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) represents Senate District 37, which includes Morgan County and portions of Johnson, Owen and Putnam counties.

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State Sen. Chris Garten (R-Charlestown) represents Senate District 45, which includes Clark County and portions of Floyd County.

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State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) represents Senate District 19, which includes Adams, Blackford, Jay and Wells counties and a portion of Allen County.

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