Politics in the State Of Indiana
PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS AND STATE POLITICS
Polls In The State Of Indiana Leading Upto The November 6, 2012 General Election
Indiana - Presidential
PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS AND STATE POLITICS.
Indiana could easily be considered a Red State, meaning a safe Republican State. However, for the purposes of the upcoming Presidential election, we believe that it will be a battle ground state and will place it in the purple column.
Presidential election 2012
it is presently constituted there are 538 members in the
College. The winning number is 270. The State of Indiana is
allotted 11 electoral votes
and Indiana being
a winner-takes-all state, the winning candidate gets all the 11
Presidential Election 2008
In 2008 Presidential
Election, Senator Obama won
the state with 49.95% of the vote to Senator McCain's 48.91% . Former
Republican Congressman Bob Barr who was the candidate of the
Liberal party received 1.06 % of the vote.
U.S. Senate Election 2012 in Indiana
Richard Mourdock [R]
Incumbent Republican Senator Richard Lugar sought the GOP nomination to run for a seventh term but was defeated in the Republican primary. State Treasurer Richard Mourdock who won the Republican primary and Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly will face off in the November general election. Mr. Mourdock is backed by the Tea Party.
Gubernatorial Election 2012 in Indiana
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence [R]
U.S. House of Representatives Election 2012 in Indiana
comply with the 2010 census, a new map of the congressional districts
and a redistricting bill was passed by the Indiana House and Senate and
was signed in to law by Governor Mitch Daniels on May 10, 2011.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky [D] (Incumbent)
Brendan Mullen [D]
Democratic candidate Mr. Brendan Mullen is an Army veteran and military contractor.
Andrew Straw is an Attorney who switched from the Democratic Party to the Green Party.
U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R] (Incumbent)
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita [R] (Incumbent)
Susan Brooks [R]
Republican incumbent Dan Burton is retiring after serving in the house since 1983.
Susan Brooks is a former U.S. Attorney.
Scott Reske is a State representative.
Luke Messer [R]
U.S. Rep. Andre Carson [D] (Incumbent)
U.S. Rep.Larry Bucshon [R] (Incumbent)
Dave Crooks is a former member of the Indiana House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Todd Young [R] (Incumbent)
POLITICAL NEWS THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Indiana U.S. Senate Race - Donnelly Takes The Lead
Virgil Goode May Make a Difference
Indiana U.S. Senator Richard Lugar Looses The Primary
The main campaign against Mr. Lugar was that he was too moderate. The contention that he has been in the senate for 36 years and it is time for somebody new may have also contributed to Mr. Lugar loosing the primary.
Mr. Mourdock will face Democratic Rep.
Joe Donnelly in the general election in November 2012. Mr.
loss will give an opening to Mr. Donnelly in this U.S. Senate
seat which has been a Republican stronghold. In 2006 election
there wasn't even a Democratic challenger to Mr. Lugar.