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  • Nine candidates are running in the Republican primary in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District

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    Nine candidates are running in the Republican primary in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District on May 7, 2024. Incumbent Rep. Victoria Spartz (R) and Chuck Goodrich (R) lead in polls and local media attention. Spartz announced in Feb. 2023 that she would not run for re-election. Spartz rescinded her retirement decision on Feb. 5, 2024, in…

  • Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District

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    Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District. Four lead in media attention: John Hostettler (R), Dominick Kavanaugh (R), Mark Messmer (R), and Kristi Risk (R). Incumbent Larry Bucshon (R), who was first elected in 2016, is not running for re-election. This is the first open race in the district…

  • One Indiana state senator is retiring this year, while eight state representatives did not file for re-election

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    There are 125 state legislative seats up for election this year in Indiana. Nine of those seats will be left open by incumbents who did not file to run for re-election. From 2010 to 2024, the average number of retirements per election cycle was 13. The highest number of incumbents who did not run for…

  • All candidates for U.S. House Indiana District 1 Republican primary complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

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    All three candidates running in the May 7, 2024, Republican primary election for Indiana’s 1st Congressional District — Mark Leyva (R), Randell Niemeyer (R), and David Ben Ruiz (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Here are the…

  • Three U.S. House seats are open in Indiana—a decade-high

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Indiana was Feb. 9, 2024. Sixty-three candidates are running for Indiana’s nine U.S. House districts, including 18 Democrats and 45 Republicans. That’s seven candidates per district, higher than the 5.6 candidates that ran in 2022, but lower than the 8.7 candidates who ran in 2020.…

  • Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District

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    Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional Districton May 7, 2024. Four lead in fundraising and endorsements: Wendy W. Davis (R), Tim Smith (R), Marlin A. Stutzman (R), and Andy Zay (R). This is the first open race in the district since 2016. Incumbent Jim Banks (R) is running for…

  • One new candidate declares in Indiana

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new state-level candidate in Indiana between Nov. 27-Dec. 3. This was one more candidate than the prior week.  The candidate is a Democrat and is running for state executive office in 2024. Details on the candidate are below:  Since the beginning of the year, Ballotpedia has identified 21 candidates for state-level office…

  • One new candidate declares in Indiana

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new state-level candidate in Indiana between Nov. 6-12. This was one more candidate than the prior week.  The candidate is a Democrat and is running for state legislature in 2024. Details on the candidate are below:  Since the beginning of the year, Ballotpedia has identified 20 candidates for state-level office in Indiana.…

  • Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Indiana roundup

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    Indiana is holding elections, including for municipal offices and state legislative offices, on Nov. 7, 2023, and May 7, 2024, respectively. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Below is a…

  • Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Indiana roundup

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    Indiana is holding elections, including for city council and mayoral offices, on Nov. 7, 2023. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Below is a selection of responses from the candidates…