Indiana Senate (District 46)–All Holders

# Office Holder Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   Frank Leslie O'Bannon Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 3, 1982 Redistricted Into New District Redistricted Into New District
2   Clay Patterson Baird Democratic Nov 5, 1982 to Nov 5, 1986 General Election Lost Renomination Bid
3   Kathy Smith Democratic Nov 5, 1986 to Dec 23, 1996 General Election Gubernatorial Appointment
   Vacant Dec 23, 1996 to Jan 11, 1997
4   Connie Sipes Democratic Jan 11, 1997 to Nov 3, 2010 Appointed by Caucus Did Not Run
5   Ron Grooms Republican Nov 3, 2010 to Present General Election Present