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Carson to face Scott in 7th District race

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Democratic Rep. Andre Carson easily defeated three challengers for his party's nomination in Indiana's 7th District in Tuesday's Indiana primary.

Carson will face Marvin Scott, a Butler University professor who was the Republican challenger to Sen. Evan Bayh in 2004 and lost previous congressional campaigns. Scott defeated Carlos May, a former aide to Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard who had been endorsed by the Marion County Republican Party.

Carson is seeking his second full term to the seat once held by this late grandmother, Julia Carson. The district covers most of Indianapolis and is heavily Democratic. Barack Obama won 71 percent of the district's vote in 2008.

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  • Carson 2012
    Andre Carson is a young, intelligent black man who has represented District 7 well! Scott on the other hand is just another "yes" man to the TeaP!
  • ?
    what a joke. vote all incumbents OUT! we need a complete refresh.
  • Go Carson!!!
    Go Carson!!!!! He is the best!!!
  • Carson is a joke
    Carson has got to go. We couldn't have a less intelligent congressman. He probably didn't read a sentence of legislation he voted on. He is a straight line yes man for Pelosi and the rest of liberal regime.
    • Keep Carson in office
      Vote straight Democratic in the upcoming election. WE have to keep the GOP out.

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