Indiana Election Ballot 2016: Candidates for Each Office

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Indiana voters have several major executive offices up for election on November 8. Hoosiers have to pick a replacement for Governor Mike Pence, who is Donald Trump‘s running mate. They will also pick a new U.S. Senator and nine U.S. House Representatives.

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Here are the candidates on the ballot in Indiana.

U.S. President

Only three candidates will appear on the ballot for President: Hillary Clinton (D), Trump (R) and Gary Johnson (Libertarian). Green Party candidate Jill Stein is running a write-in campaign.

U.S. Senate

Incumbent Dan Coats (R) is not seeking another term in the U.S. Senate, so Indiana will have a new Senator sworn in next year. That will either be Todd Young (R) or Evan Bayh (D). Libertarian Lucy Brenton is also running for the office.

U.S House

Indiana has nine seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here are the nine races. Incumbents are noted with an asterisk (*).

Marlin Stutzman, who unsuccessfully ran for the Senate Republican nomination and represented Indiana’s third district, is not running for re-election.

Todd Young, who represented the ninth district, is also not running for re-election after beating Stutzman in the primary for the Republican nomination for Senate.

  • District 1: Peter Visclosky (D)* vs. John Meyer (R) vs. Donna Dunn (L)
  • District 2: Lynn Coleman (D) vs. Jackie Walorski (R)* vs. Ron Cenkush (L)
  • District 3: Tommy Schrader (D) vs. Jim Banks (R) vs. Pepper Snyder (L)
  • District 4: John Dale (D) vs. Todd Rokita (R)* vs. Steven Mayoras (L)
  • District 5: Angela Demaree (D) vs. Susan Brooks (R)* vs. Matthew Wittlief (L)
  • District 6: Barry Welsh (D) vs. Luke Messer (R)* vs. Rich Turvey (L)
  • District 7: Andre Carson (D)* vs. Catherine Ping (R) vs. Drew Thompson (L)
  • District 8: Ron Drake (D) vs. Larry Buschon (R)* vs. Andrew Horning (L)
  • District 9: Shelli Yoder (D) vs. Trey Hollingsworth (R) vs. Russell Brooksbank (L)

Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Mike Pence first planned on running for re-election, but dropped out when he was picked as Donald Trump’s vice presidential running-mate. Instead, current Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb is running for Governor. His running-mate is State Auditor Suzanne Crouch.

The Democratic candidate for Governor is former State House Speaker John Gregg, who chose State Rep. Christina Hale as his Lieutenant Governor running-mate.

Rex Bell is the Libertarian candidate for Governor and his running-mate is Karl Tatgenhorst. Independent candidates Adam Adkins and Christopher Stried are also running for Governor.

Indiana Attorney General

Indiana elects the State Attorney General every four years and Greg Zoeller (D) won two consecutive terms in 2008 and 2012. Former Lake County Circuit Court Judge Lorenzo Arrendondo (D) and Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill (R) are running to replace Zoeller.

Indiana voters also pick the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The candidates for this office are the incumbent State Superintendent Glenda Ritz (D) and Yorktown Community Schools Superintendent Jennifer McCormick (R).

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