Vi Simpson

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Vi Simpson
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 40th district
In office
November 7, 1984 – November 7, 2012
Preceded by Farrell N. Duckworth[1]
Succeeded by Mark Stoops
Personal details
Born Viola Simpson
(1946-03-18) March 18, 1946 (age 72)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Bill McCarty
Alma mater California State University,
East Bay

Indiana University, Indianapolis
Religion Methodism

Vi Simpson (born March 18, 1946) is an American politician who is a former Democratic member of the Indiana Senate, representing the 40th District from 1984 to 2012. She was the Minority Leader of the Indiana Senate.

She was also the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, in the 2012 Indiana Gubernatorial Election, running with the former Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives John R. Gregg. The Gregg/Simpson ticket lost in a narrow election to Mike Pence and Sue Ellspermann.[2][3]

Political career[edit]

Simpson was first elected to the office of Monroe County Auditor in 1981. In 1984, Simpson was elected to the Indiana Senate.

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