Bionca Gambill takes over for Kreg Battles, who resigned 10 days after winning an uncontested primary election.
Rep. Kreg Battles, D-Vincennes, was recently nominated for a fifth term in this month's primary.
The new Republican supermajority in the Indiana House of Representatives highlights the powerful effect redistricting can have on election outcomes.
The House Monday passed a bill banning nepotism and conflict of interest.
Committee changes House bill to let governor appoint state officeholder replacements only in the future.
It appears the first bill to reach the Governor’s desk this legislative session may be one requiring that vote centers be used in all Indiana counties.