Senator David Long was elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1996 representing District 16 which includes parts of Allen County. Senator Long has been a recognized champion of conservative values. Because of his hard work and effective leadership, he was chosen in 2006 to be Senate President Pro Tempore, a position he continues to hold today.  Senator Long has a strong pro-life voting record. He listens to the concerns of pro-life advocates and he is personally very committed to protecting human life. Senator Long lives in Ft. Wayne with his wife Melissa and their two sons.


The bio above was submitted at the time of the award presentation.