Appropriations, Ethics (Vice Chair), Insurance and Financial Institutions (RMM), Judiciary (RMM), Tax and Fiscal Policy
Senator Lonnie M. Randolph was first elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1992. In his first year he was elected by his peers as freshman Legislator of the Year. In 1998, the Honorable Governor Frank O’Bannon appointed Senator Randolph as judge of the East Chicago City Court. After being an unsuccessful candidate for mayor in 2003, he was re-elected to the Indiana State Senate in 2008. Senator Randolph represents Indiana Senate District 2, located entirely in Lake County. The district includes the cities of East Chicago and Whiting, along with portions of Hammond, Merrillville, Griffith, Gary and Hobart.