If Gov. Mike Pence is picked, the GOP would only have until July 15 to name a replacement to the Indiana ballot to run against Democratic nominee John Gregg. Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb would likely be in the running as well.
Congress has dedicated the money to Indiana roads and bridges as part of a 5-year, $281 billion compromise over transportation spending. The measure also includes $500 million for public transit in Indiana.
Secretary of state warns candidates that if he prevails in court, his securities division staff will pursue any money the candidates received from the Indiana State Teachers Association's political action committee.