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
This week Congressional Democrats released the tax plan they want to implement if they control the House and Senate after the 2018 election. Their plan would reverse the economic gains we've seen... See More
Planned Parenthood, which receives over half a billion dollars in government funding each year, will spend over $20 million this fall to promote its anti-life agenda. We must work to ensure that... See More
The Club for Growth, a leading free-enterprise advocacy group, recently released its 2017 legislative scorecard, which you can access by clicking the link below. As a candidate I vowed to support... See More

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The Banks Report

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


Jim Banks' Statement on Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt Ruling

Fort Wayne, IN - State Senator Jim Banks, Republican nominee for Indiana's Third Congressional District, made the following statement about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt:


Ambassador John Bolton Endorses 5 U.S. Veterans for Congress

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Ambassador John Bolton announced today his endorsement of U.S. House of Representatives candidates Steve Knight (CA-25), Jim Banks (IN-3), Ryan Zinke (MT-At-Large), Don Bacon (NE-2), and Mike Gallagher (WI-8).


Jim Banks' Statement on House v. Burwell Ruling

Fort Wayne, IN - State Senator Jim Banks, Republican nominee for Indiana's Third Congressional District, made the following statement about U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer's ruling in House v. Burwell:


Pat Miller Interviews Jim Banks on WOWO

Jim Banks intervewed by Pat Miller on WOWO about the primary election campaign and his plans should he be elected in November.


Jim Banks' Statement on Primary Election Victory

Salutes competitors and vows to work to unite the Republican Party​

Fort Wayne, Ind. - Republican State Senator Jim Banks made the following statement on his primary election victory:


Jim Banks' Latest TV Ad Strikes Positive Tone

Highlights “Courageous Conservative” Record


Citizens United Political Victory Fund Endorses Jim Banks for Congress

Citizens United Political Victory Fund annoced today they are endorsing Jim Banks for Congress. In their endorsement David N. Bossie, President of Citizens United said:


Radio Ad: Duty

Terrorists are attacking us overseas and here at home. Now is not the time to send someone to Washington who doesn't understand the risks we face. Jim Banks is a battle-tested conservative with the experience and record to get the job done.


Statement from Senator Jim Banks on Attacks in Brussels

Fort Wayne, IN - The following is a statement from Indiana State Senator Jim Banks on the Belgium terrorist attack earlier today: