Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Hamilton County amid speculation that he may pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
Donald Trump’s nationwide lag in fundraising compared with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is apparent even in Indiana, despite the fact polling shows Trump comfortably besting Clinton in a general election matchup here.
The Republican Governors Association called the Democrat a “wasteful-spending, tax-loving, former lobbyist.”
Carey Hamilton hopes to replace Christina Hale on the ballot as Hale runs alongside Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg.
John Gregg stressed Christina Hale’s selection could help him gain the support of moderate Republican voters. He said Hale’s record of reaching across the aisle “speaks for itself.”
Competitive and highly publicized races in Indiana’s May 3 primary election drove more voters to the polls than four years ago. Early voting also was up.
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders have bought TV time on Indianapolis stations. So have the Club for Growth, Our Principles and Trusted Leadership PACs.
The WTHR/Howey Politics Indiana Poll reinforces the perception that the Indiana presidential primaries will be competitive.
Presidential candidates often rely on seasoned political locals–the folks who know a state inside and out–to help make inroads with local voters.