Shelli VanDenburgh

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Shelli VanDenburgh
Shelli VanDenburgh 2008.jpg
VanDenburgh in 2008
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 19th district
In office
July 9, 2007 – November 19, 2014
Preceded by Robert Kuzman
Succeeded by Julie Olthoff
Personal details
Born (1969-10-21) October 21, 1969 (age 47)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Tim
Children R.J. and Bailey
Residence Crown Point, Indiana

Rochelle "Shelli" VanDenburgh (born October 21, 1969) is a former Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 19th District from 2007 to 2014. She served as the Vice Chair of the Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee, and also served on the Small Business and Economic Development, Elections and Apportionment, and Education committees.

VanDenburgh was the Director of the Child Support Division in the Lake County Clerk's Office from 1995 until her resignation in May 2008. Appointed to the state legislature in July 2007 upon the resignation of Democratic incumbent Robert Kuzman,[1] VanDenburgh subsequently won reelection three times in 2008, 2010 and 2012.[2][3][4] In 2014, VanDenburgh was challenged by Republican Julie Olthoff in the general election. On November 4 2014, VanDenburgh was unseated by Olthoff, losing the election 6,834 votes to Olthoff's 7,136, or, 48.8% to 51.1%. [5][6]

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