R. Michael Young, is a true conservative Republican, who currently serves the people of Indiana Senate District 35. Indiana Senate District 35 includes the west side of Marion County (Indianapolis) and portions of Johnson and Morgan counties.
Prior to being elected to the Indiana Senate in 2000, he was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1986-2000, and a member of the Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals from 1980-1982. During his years in the Statehouse as a state representative and later as a state senator, Young earned a reputation as one of the few legislators who thoroughly reads every bill before casting a vote.
Mike Young is an attorney who lives in Indianapolis and has three children and three grandchildren.
It is important to note that Young is the only candidate in this race who is a member of the Indiana Senate Conservative Caucus.
For his outstanding service and dedication to his constituents, Mike was awarded the Indiana State Public Employee’s Legislator of Year in 1995.