Jackie Walorski

Jacqueline Renae Walorski (/wəˈlɔːrski/, August 17, 1963 – August 3, 2022) was an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district from 2013 until her death in 2022. She was a member of the Republican Party. Walorski served in the Indiana House of Representatives, representing Indiana's 21st district, from 2005 to 2010. In 2010, she won the Republican nomination for Indiana's 2nd congressional district, but narrowly lost the general election to Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly. Walorski won the seat in 2012 after Donnelly vacated it to run for the U.S. Senate, and was reelected four times.

Jackie Walorski
Walorski in 2020
Ranking Member of the House Ethics Committee
In office
January 3, 2021  August 3, 2022
Preceded byKenny Marchant
Succeeded byMichael Guest
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2013  August 3, 2022
Preceded byJoe Donnelly
Succeeded byTBD
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 21st district
In office
January 5, 2005  November 16, 2010
Preceded byRichard W. Mangus
Succeeded byTimothy Wesco
Personal details
Born(1963-08-17)August 17, 1963
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
DiedAugust 3, 2022(2022-08-03) (aged 58)
Union Township, Elkhart County, Indiana, U.S.
Resting place
  • Southlawn Cemetery
  • South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse
Dean Swihart
(m. 1995)
EducationTaylor University (BA)

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