2020 YEAR IN REVIEW: GOP sidelines AG Hill, backs Rokita instead

Months of controversy over allegations that Attorney General Curtis Hill drunkenly groped four women at a party in 2019 ultimately cost him the opportunity to run for reelection.

In July, the GOP state convention delegates picked Todd Rokita, a former Indiana secretary of state and former U.S. House member, to be the Republican candidate on the November ballot instead of Hill.

Rokita ended up winning election easily, topping Democrat Jonathan Weinzapfel, a former mayor of Evansville. Rokita garnered 58.3% of the vote to Weinzapfel’s 41.7%.

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