Meet Jim Banks

Jim Banks has served his community in local government, the halls of the Statehouse and overseas as a Naval Reservist in Afghanistan. As a citizen, a sailor, an activist and a legislator he has consistently fought to defend our nation and our values and he wants you to join him as he takes that fight to Washington! Find out why so many think Jim is the right person to represent Northeast Indiana or join Team Banks to help us send him to Congress!

Meet Jim
FreedomWorks PAC

Our activists in Indiana’s third district want a candidate who is truly committed to the principles of individual liberty and limited government. That guy is Jim Banks. As a state senator, he has a proven record of championing freedom.

Eagle Forum PAC

I am proud to endorse State Senator Jim Banks. He is a vital voice for Indiana as a proven conservative leader.

Campaign for Working Families PAC

Jim Banks' tireless leadership in support of pro-family, pro-life, and pro-free enterprise policies is greatly valued by CWF and all of our members. We are proud to endorse your campaign for Indiana’s Third Congressional District.

Senate Conservatives Fund

Jim Banks is a committed conservative leader who will fight to end corporate welfare, stop wasteful spending, protect the unborn, and be a voice for the men and women who serve in uniform.

National Association for Gun Rights

The National Association for Gun Rights has led the charge to halt the radical anti-gun agenda across the nation. Accepting no compromise on the issue of gun control.

Combat Veterans for Congress PAC

The Combat Veterans For Congress PAC is pleased to endorse Indiana State Senator Jim Banks, Lt(jg)/USNR, who will bring to Congress his private sector skills and wisdom to better solve problems in government and represent the 3rd Congres

Club for Growth

Jim is a top conservative leader for economic freedom in the Indiana legislature. He was at the forefront of the right-to-work fight and led in the battle to end the state’s death tax. The Club’s PAC believes Jim Banks would be a strong voice in Congress for lower taxes, less spending, and smaller government.

Tea Party Express

Jim Banks has proven to be a thoughtful and courageous conservative leader in Indiana’s State Senate. Voter’s in Indiana’s 3rd District can rest easy knowing Jim Banks is fighting for them in our nation’s capitol.

Home School Legal Defense Association PAC

We believe Jim Banks is a strong conservative and the pro-family, pro-homeschooling candidate in an important race. The values he represents are crucial in our fight to continue preserving homeschool freedom for families across the country.

FRC Action PAC

These are challenging times and the nation is looking for principled leaders. Senator Banks has compiled a consistent record on the issues that matter most.

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Jim just learned that he's been awarded with an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. NRA Chairman Chris Cox said they've given Jim this rating for his leadership on... See More
Jim is keeping busy on the statehouse front. His bill to expand the Military Family Relief Fund unanimously passed the Senate yesterday! Learn more at the link below.

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The Banks Report

Stay up to date with all the latest news from the campaign.


National Rifle Association Gives Jim Banks A+ Rating

FORT WAYNE, IN – The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRAVF) yesterday announced an A+ rating for State Senator Jim Banks, the group’s highest possible rating.


Jim Banks Congressional Bid Continues to Build Momentum Reports Strong 4th Quarter Fundraising

Fort Wayne, IN – Momentum continues to build for State Senator Jim Banks, conservative Republican candidate for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District.


Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Jim Banks for Congress

Phllis Schlafley, founder of the Eagle Forum PAC, announced this week that her organization is endorsing Jim Banks for the Republican nomination for Congress in Indiana's Third Congressional District.


Jim Banks is First to Airways in Race for Indiana’s Third Congressional Seat

Fort Wayne, IN – State Senator Jim Banks, conservative Republican candidate for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District, will release the first television advertisement of the race tomorrow with a spot entitled, “Service.”


Banks Releases Paper Detailing Proposals for Fort Wayne Air Guard & 122nd Fighter Wing

Fort Wayne, IN – Today, State Senator Jim Banks, conservative Republican candidate for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District, released a position paper on the importance of Fort Wayne’s 122nd Fighter Wing and how he will work to strengthen the unit in Congress.


One. More. Year.

Indianapolis, IN – On January 20th, 2017 President Obama’s second term will come to an end, ushering in the 45th President of the United States.


Campaign for Working Families Endorses Jim Banks for Congress

Today the Campaign for Working Families PAC announced they have endorsed Jim Banks for Congress for the Indiana Third Congressional District Republican nomination.


Jim Banks Speaks to Huntington County Voters Over Coffee

The Huntington County Republican Party hosted their first "Coffee with the Candidates" this morning. Jim Banks joined Huntington County Commissioner Larry Buzzard as featured guests for this kick-off event.


Jim Banks Holds Veterans Town Hall Meeting

Jim Banks hosted a Veterans Town Hall meeting at Fort Wayne VFW Post 857. Veterans from around the area gathered to share their thoughts on the challenges they face and issues they've experienced with the VA Health System and how the federal government treats veterans.