Senator Janis Ringhand (D-Evansville)
Senate District 15


Janis is a lifelong resident of Rock County.  She lives in Evansville with her husband, Gordy.  They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

After raising their two children, Janis returned to school and earned a degree in Finance from Madison Area Technical College.  Sen. Ringhand served four years as Head Bookkeeper at Union Cooperative and then moved on to help run the family business, Ringhand Meats and Beverages, for seventeen years. 

Janis was elected to the Evansville City Council in 1998 and served on the Council until she was elected Mayor in 2002, a position she held for four years.  She eventually returned to the City Council from 2008 until her election to the State Assembly in 2010.  Janis was re-elected to the Assembly in 2012 and elected to the State Senate in 2014. 





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Phone: (608) 266-2253