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Republicans keep supermajority in Indiana Senate

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Republicans held on to their supermajority in the Indiana Senate, maintaining a 37-13 edge after Tuesday's election.

Thirty-three seats were needed to keep a Senate supermajority.

Area candidates helped the GOP keep the same edge it had before the election.

In District 30, one of the tighter races of the day, Republican Scott Schneider received 49 percent of the vote, squeaking out a victory over Democrat Tim DeLaney, who had 48 percent.

District 24 went to Republican Pete Miller, who won 68 percent of the vote, over Democrat Charles Albert Bender.

In District 28, Republican Michael Crider captured 61 percent of the vote.

In District 32, Republican Patricia Miller won with 59 percent over Democrat John Barnes.

Democrat Greg Taylor won the District 33 state Senate seat in a landslide, with 90 percent of the vote, over Libertarian Gena Martinez.

Michael Young, a Republican, took 57 percent of the vote to defeat Democrat Mark Waterfill in District 35.

Republican Brent Waltz won the District 36 race with 53 percent of the vote, topping Mary Ann Sullivan.

In District 37, Republican Rodric Bray easily defeated Democrat Jim Cahill with 71 percent of the vote.

Republicans also gained nine seats in the Indiana House, giving the party 69 seats. The GOP needed 67 seats in the House to conduct business even if no Democrats are present.

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