Campaign links: Brad Bookout (D-IN-6)
Bradley T. “Brad” Bookout
Brad Bookout Congressional Candidate Indiana District 6
A lifelong resident of Indiana’s sixth congressional district, Brad has extensive
experience creating jobs and fighting for Eastern Indiana, both in the private business
sector and as a public servant.
Brad worked for fifteen years operating his family’s homebuilding and land development
companies. During that time Brad was successful in completing nearly 500 new homes
and developing over 300 building lots spanning six subdivisions.
Brad was also elected twice to the Delaware County Council at large and served twice
as President of the body with unanimous bipartisan support of his peers. In his role on
the Council, Brad served as the liaison to Delaware County Commissioners and County
Brad has also worked as the Resource Development Manager for a Regional Economic
Development organization and was successful in securing over $7 million dollars for
projects spanning four counties. Most recently, Brad served as assistant director of
business development for the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development
Alliance, where he was instrumental in bringing new business and new jobs to our part
Brad earned a Bachelor of Arts from Ball State University in Political Science and
Criminal Justice. Brad is also a graduate of the Bowen Center for Public Affairs and
studied Modern Political Philosophy and International Relations at the John F. Kennedy
School of Government at Harvard, Cambridge Mass.
Brad believes strongly in service to one’s community and has led by example as the
past President of the Burris Parent Teacher Student Organization, past member of the
Delaware County Redevelopment Commission, and past member of the Delaware
County Finance Committee.
Brad is a devoted husband to his wife Lisa of sixteen years and loving father to his three
sons who attend Burris Laboratory School.