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Filing Deadline (Major Parties): February 9, 2024
Filing Deadline (All Others & Write-Ins): July 15, 2024
D/R State Conventions: June 2024
Primary: May 7, 2024
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on April 17, 2024


2024 Elections:

(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the General Election.)
[ Eric Holcomb (R)* - Term-Limited in 2024. ]
Mike Braun (R) - US Senator, Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Brad Chambers (R) - Ex-State Commerce Secretary & Businessman
Suzanne Crouch (R) - Lt Governor, Ex-State Auditor, Ex-State Rep. & Ex-County Commissioner
Eric Doden (R) - Venture Capitalist, Ex-Greater Fort Wayne CEO & '11 Mayor Candidate
Curtis Hill (R) - Ex-Attorney General & Ex-Elkhart County Prosecutor

Jamie Reitenour (R) - Nonprofit Executive & Pro-Life Activist
Jennifer McCormick (D) - Ex-State Supt of Public Instruction, Educator & Ex-Republican
Rhonda Greene (L) - Online Merchant, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Donald Rainwater (L) - Software Engineer, Navy Veteran, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Christopher Stried (WI) - Call Center Agent & Frequent Candidate

Evan Bayh

[ Suzanne Crouch (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2024. ]
Micah Beckwith (R) - Pastor, Library Board Trustee & '20 US Rep Candidate
Tommy Brown III (L) - Medical Marijuana Legalization Activist & Frequent Candidate
Tonya Hudson (L) - Ex-State Libertarian Vice Chair, Realtor & '20/'22 US Rep Nominee

Todd Rokita (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Destiny Wells (D) - Attorney, Army Reserve Officer, Afghan War Veteran & '22 Sec of State Nominee

Mitch Daniels - 2004

2026 Elections:

Diego Morales (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Daniel Elliott (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Elise Nieshalla (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Dick Lugar '76


State House ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate
( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )


[ Mike Braun (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2024. ]
Jim Banks (R) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-County Councilman & Navy Veteran

Marc Carmichael (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Trade Association Executive & '96 Nominee
Valerie McCray (D) - Psychologist & '22 Candidate
Andrew Horning (L) - Engineer, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Sean Dada (I)
Richard Kent (I) - Psychic Adviser, Pagan Minister & Service Technician
Phil Beachy (WI) - Retired Refrigeration Technician & '22 US Rep Candidate

Dan Quayle - 1980

Todd Young (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.


John T. Myers

District 1:
Frank Mrvan Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Leyva (R) - Carpenter, Ex-Steelworker & Frequent Candidate
Randy Niemeyer (R) - Lake County Councilman, Ex-Cedar Lake Councilman & Trucking Executive
Ben Ruiz (R) - Self-Employed, MAGA Activist & '22 Candidate
Jason Brown (I)
Tiffany Ford (I)
Sam Kravitz (I)

District 2:
Rudy Yakym (R)*
- (Campaign Site)
Lori Camp (D)
- Software Firm Operations Manager & Community Activist
William Henry (L) - Communications Consultant, Army Veteran, '22 Nominee & '20 Lt Gov Nominee
Cameron Beamon (I) - Software Engineer & USAF Veteran
Michael Young (I)

Jill Long

District 3:
[ Jim Banks (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2024. ]
Grant Bucher (R) - Construction Project Manager & Engineer

Wendy Davis (R) - Ex-Circuit Judge & Attorney
Mike Felker (R) - Blue Collar Worker, Iraq War Veteran & Retired National Guard Soldier

Jon Kenworthy (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Iraq War Veteran

Tim Smith (R) - Businessman, Attorney & '19 Fort Wayne Mayor Nominee
Marlin Stutzman (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & '16 US Sen Candidate
Eric Whalen (R) - Blue Collar Worker
Andy Zay (R) - State Sen. & Businessman
Kiley Adolph (D) - Consultant, Ex-Nonprofit Executive & Ex-Educator
Phil Goss (D) - Brewery Executive & Ex-Journalist
Jarrad Lancaster (L) - Machinist, Retired Firefighter & Hobby Rancher

District 4:
Jim Baird (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Charles Bookwalter (R) - Restaurant Franchise Owner, Afghan War Veteran & '22 Candidate
John Piper (R) - Businessman & Frequent Candidate
Rimpi Girn (D) - Health Insurance Broker
Derrick Holder (D) - Paralegal & USMC Veteran

District 5:
Victoria Spartz (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Raju Chinthala (R) - Businessman & GOP Activist
Max Engling (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide
Chuck Goodrich (R) - State Rep. & Businessman
Mark Hurt (R) - Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 US Sen Candidate
Patrick Malayter (R) - Accountant
Matt Peiffer (R) - Nonprofit Founder, Army Veteran & Child Abuse Victim Advocate
Lonnie "LD" Powell (R) - Technology Professional, Navy Veteran & '86/'90 St Rep Candidate
Larry Savage (R) - Property Manager, '23 City Council Candidate & '19 Mayor Candidate
Ryan Pfenninger (D) - Technology Executive
Debbie Pickett (D) - Teacher

Dan Crane

District 6:
[ Greg Pence (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Jamison Carrier (R) - RV Dealership Consultant
Darin Childress (R)
Bill Frazier (R) - Ex-State Sen., Retired Farmer, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
John Jacob (R) - Ex-State Rep. & Pro-Life Activist

Jeff Raatz (R) - State Sen., Consultant & Army Veteran
Jefferson Shreve (R) - Ex-Indianapolis Councilman, Businessman & '23 Mayor Candidate
Mike Speedy (R) - State Rep., Ex-Indianapolis City Councilman, Businessman & Attorney
Cinde Wirth (D) - Anthropologist, Biologist, Teacher, '22 Nominee & '20 St Sen Nominee
James Sceniak (L) - Autism Behavioral Technician, Libertarian Activist & '22 US Sen Nominee

District 7:
Andre Carson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Curtis Godfrey (D) - Salesman, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Pierre Quincy Pullins (D) - Ex-Warehouse Worker, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Philip Davis (R)
Jenn Pace (R) - Marketing Agency Art Director & '22 Candidate
Cat Ping (R) - Retired Army Lt Colonel, Businesswoman & Frequent Candidate
Gabe Whitley (R) - Pipe Welder, College Student & '20 County Commission Candidate

Rusty Johnson (L) - IT Professional, Disabled Army Veteran & '22 Candidate

Lee Hamilton

District 8:
[ Larry Bucshon (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Jim Case (R)
- Investment Banker
Jeremy Heath (R) - Health Care Case Manager, MAGA Activist & Frequent Candidate
John Hostettler (R) - Ex-Congressman, Mechanical Engineer & '10 US Sen Candidate
Dominick Kavanaugh (R) - Engineering Project Manager, Army Reserve Officer & Ex-Trump WH Intern
Mark Messmer (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Luke Misner (R) - Ex-Sullivan County Commissioner & Used Car Dealer
Richard Moss (R) - Physician, Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate
Kristi Risk (R) - Owen County GOP Chair, Businesswoman & '12 Candidate
Jon Schrock (R) - Pastor, John Birch Society Organizer & USMC Veteran
Erik Hurt (D) - Theater Manager & '22 County Auditor Nominee
Peter Priest (D) - Software Engineer, USAF Veteran & '22 Candidate
Ed Sein (D) - Sales Manager & Musician
Mike Talarzyk (D) - School Bus Driver

District 9:
Erin Houchin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Hugh Doty (R) - Truck Driver

D. Liam Dorris (D) - Calibration Technician, USMC Veteran & '20/'22 Candidate
Tim Peck (D) - Physician & Technology Executive


Constitution Party of Indiana (C)
Indiana Democratic Party (D)
Indiana Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Indiana (L)
Indiana Republican Party (R)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)

Earl Butz - 1968


Secretary of State's Office - Election Division

Otis Bowen / Bob Orr - 1976


Anderson Herald-Bulletin
Ball State Daily News
Bedford Times-Mail
Bloomington Herald-Times
Brazil Times
Chalkbeat: Indiana
Connersville News-Examiner
Decatur Daily Democrat
Elkhart Truth
Evansville Courier & Press
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
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Frankfort Times
Goshen News
Greensburg Daily News
Hammond Times / NWI.com
Howey Political Report
Huntington Herald-Press
Indiana Daily Student (Indiana University)
Indiana Insight / Hannah News Service
Axios Indianapolis
Indianapolis Business Journal
Indianapolis Nuvo (Alternative)
Indianapolis Recorder (African-American)
Indianapolis Star
Indy Politics
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Kendallville Publishing / KPCnews.com (Community Newspapers)
Kokomo Tribune
Lafayette Journal & Courier
LaPorte County Herald-Dispatch
Martinsville Reporter-Times
Muncie Star Press
New Castle Courier-Times
Peru Tribune
Princeton Daily Clarion
Richmond Palladium-Item
Shelbyville News
South Bend Tribune
Terre Haute Tribune-Star
La Voz de Indiana (Spanish)
Wabash Plain Dealer
Warsaw Times-Union

Frank O'Bannon

Indiana Public Broadcasting (PBS)
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