State Senator

La Keisha Jackson

Proudly serving Indiana Senate District 34, which includes the eastside of Indianapolis and portions of Lawrence including portions of Center, Washington, Lawrence and Warren Townships.

Meet Senator Jackson

Standing Committees

Agriculture (Ranking Minority Member), Commerce and Technology, Health and Provider Services (RMM), Homeland Security and Transportation, Natural Resources (RMM)


State Senator La Keisha Jackson was elected to represent Senate District 34 in April 2024. She has worked in community and social services for over 20 years, including ten years serving her community as an Indianapolis City-County Councilor. She helps disadvantaged and underserved youth and families develop personal, professional and educational skills. As the Chief Executive Officer of a local non-profit community center, Jackson has also been a business professional for over 25 years.

Senator Jackson serves on many boards, neighborhood and community groups, and committees. She has been a member and Public Policy Chair of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Indianapolis since 2016. On January 19, 2024, President Biden awarded Senator Jackson the Lifetime Achievement Award. She also received two Mayor’s Community Service Awards (2008 and 2012) for her strong advocacy.

Senator Jackson has earned several college degrees and is an alumnus of Indiana University-Bloomington. She received an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2007 with a specialization in health care management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She graduated magna cum laude.

Senator Jackson is a Georgia native but moved to Indianapolis in 1984. She has lived in Warren Township since 2000. Her faith and religious beliefs have a profound effect on her life. Senator Jackson’s passion is to be a voice for the community and connect resources to the underserved and disadvantaged who cannot help themselves.

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