Indiana Senate (District 45)–All Holders

# Office Holder Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   James M. Plaskett Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 6, 1974 Redistricted Into New District Lost Renomination Bid
2   James Albert Lewis, Jr. Democratic Nov 6, 1974 to Nov 8, 1978 General Election Lost Renomination Bid
3   Clay Patterson Baird Democratic Nov 8, 1978 to Nov 5, 1982 General Election Redistricted Into New District
4   James Albert Lewis, Jr. Democratic Nov 5, 1982 to Nov 3, 2010 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
5   Jim Smith Republican Nov 3, 2010 to Nov 7, 2018 General Election Did Not Run
6   Chris Garten Republican Nov 7, 2018 to Present General Election Present