Coats defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth and Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris on Tuesday in the race to succeed Democrat Evan Bayh. The GOP counted on a Coats victory to help the party win the 10 seats it needs to gain control of the Senate.
Congressman Mike Pence easily defeated Democrat Barry Welsh, a United Methodist minister from Connersville who has lost three straight challenges to Pence.
Republican Rep. Dan Burton will continue his reign as Indiana’s longest-serving congressman after winning election to his 15th term.
Charges of voter fraud have already marred Tuesday's election for Indiana's next chief election official, with the Republican candidate accused of using a false address to cast a ballot in May's primary.
Candidates might brag about their business credentials in any campaign year, but in the lead-up to Tuesday’s election, some say it’s been particularly intense.
Congressman Dan Burton is expected to win his 15th term Tuesday despite what some say is an anti-incumbent sentiment sweeping the nation.
The FBI also will have special agents available to receive allegations of election fraud or discrimination.
If Gov. Mitch Daniels and U.S. Rep. Mike Pence become presidential candidates, through them Indiana will represent something of a microcosm of the national Republican Party and its philosophical wings.
U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth on Monday used his first debate with Republican Dan Coats in the race for Indiana's open U.S. Senate seat to attack Coats for his time spent as a lobbyist. Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris tried to set her party apart by staying above the fray.
With a Republican tide predicted to wash over the country in next month’s election, there is a very real chance that the Indiana House will be dominated by the GOP for the first time since 2005-06, putting virtually all policy-setting responsibilities in Indiana in one party’s hands.
The Republican hoping to be Indiana's next top election official committed voter fraud when he cast a ballot in the May primary using his ex-wife's home as his address, Democrats alleged Tuesday.
Gov. Mitch Daniels joined others in promoting passage of a referendum that would make property tax caps in Indiana part of the state constitution.