Indiana's 8th 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 Larry Bucshon (R), who was first elected in 2010.
Indiana's 8th Congressional District is based in southwest and west central Indiana, anchored in Evansville and includes Terre Haute, Vincennes and Washington. Vermillion, Parke, Vigo, Clay, Owen, Greene, Sullivan, Knox, Daviess, Martin, Dubois, Pike, Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Perry and Crawford counties are included in the district.
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May 6, 2014, primary results
Removed from ballot
The 8th congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Republican incumbent Larry Bucshon won re-election. He defeated Dave Crooks (D) and Bart Gadau (L) in the general election
|U.S. House, Indiana District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Larry Bucshon Incumbent||53.4%||151,533|
|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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