Amanda Banks was sworn in as a state senator on December 16, 2014.

Wife sworn in to fill husband’s senate seat

Senator-elect Amanda Banks took the oath of office Tuesday morning to temporarily fill the Senate seat held by her husband while he’s deployed to Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy.

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Banks to be sworn in as husband’s replacement

The wife of an Indiana state senator will be sworn in as his temporary replacement for the upcoming legislative session while he’s on military deployment to Afghanistan.