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Welcome to Indiana on Ballotpedia!

The government of Indiana is established and regulated by the Constitution of Indiana. With the state-level government consisting of three branches - the judicial, the legislative and the executive branches - a balance of shared power jointly governs the state. The government of Indiana was first formed in December 1816 when it replaced the government of the Indiana Territory. This early government came under criticism in the 1820s due to having many public offices filled by appointment and a lack of delegation of authority to lower officials, requiring state-level legislation for things like divorce approval. In 1851, a new constitution was adopted by the state remedying many of these problems and opening many more offices to public election.

Indiana has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 100 members of the Indiana House of Representatives and 25 members of the Indiana State Senate.


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2014 elections in Indiana

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National politics in Indiana

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Dan Coats
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Indiana 2011January 3, 2017Link
Joe Donnelly
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Indiana 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Andre Carson
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Democratic PartyDistrict 7 2008January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Jackie Walorski
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Larry Bucshon
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Luke Messer
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Marlin A. Stutzman
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2010January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Peter J. Visclosky
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 1985January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Susan Brooks
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Todd Rokita
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Todd C. Young
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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The Hoosier State
Capital:   Indianapolis
Motto:   The Crossroads of America
Population:   6.5 million
Area of state:   36,418 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1816
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