Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 6, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid R
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
Indiana is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters are not required to register with a party, but the ballot they get depends on which party they have voted for most often in the past.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Luke Messer (R), who was first elected in 2012.
Indiana's 6th Congressional District takes in a large portion of eastern Indiana, including Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ohio, Dearborn, Decatur, Ripley, Bartholomew, Shelby, Hancock, Rush, Fayette, Union, Wayne, Henry, Delaware and Randolph counties.
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May 6, 2014, primary results
The 6th congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Mike Pence did not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives due to his 2012 gubernatorial campaign, which he won. Luke Messer (R) won election to the 6th district seat in the 2012 general election. Messer defeated Brad Bookout (D) and Rex Bell (L).
|U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2012|
|Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Indiana, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 7, 2014
- Fairvote, "FairVote Releases Projections for the 2014 Congressional Elections," accessed August 7, 2014
- Indiana Code, "Section 3-10-1-6," accessed January 3, 2014
- Indiana Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 24, 2012
- Lane Siekman for Congress, " Lane Siekman Announces Bid for Indiana’s 6th Congressional District ," accessed January 22, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed February 10, 2014
- Politico "2012 Election Map, Indiana"
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"