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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 November 22, 2023


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

Jim Merritt (R) - Ex-State Sen. & '19 Indianapolis Mayor Nominee

Bob Kern (D) - Paralegal & Frequent Candidate
Jennifer McCormick (D) - Ex-State Supt of Public Instruction, Educator & Ex-Republican
Donald Rainwater (L) - Software Engineer, Navy Veteran, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Christopher Stried (WI) - Frequent Candidate

Evan Bayh

[ Suzanne Crouch (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2024. ]
Micah Beckwith (R) - Pastor, Library Board Trustee & '20 US Rep Candidate

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)

[ Tera Klutz (R)* - Resigning effective November 30, 2023. ]

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

Jennifer-Ruth Green (R) - USAF Reserve Lt Colonel, Commercial Pilot & '22 US Rep Nominee

Wayne "Gunny" Harmon (R) Retired Parole Officer, USMC Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Douglas McGuire (R)
John Rust (R) - Agribusinessman
& Farmer
Anthony Tibby (R)
Marshall Travis (R)
Marc Carmichael (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Trade Association Executive & '96 Nominee
Valerie McCray (D) - Psychologist & '22 Candidate
Keith Potts (D) - Indianapolis City-County Councilor & Ex-Congressional Aide
RaeVen Ridgell (D) - Policy Analyst, Ex-Legislative Aide & Democratic Activist
Aleem Young (D) - '22 Candidate
Andrew Horning (L) - Engineer, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Sean Dada (I)

Dan Quayle - 1980

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


John T. Myers

District 1:
Frank Mrvan Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jennifer-Ruth Green (R) - USAF Reserve Lt Colonel, Commercial Pilot & '22 Nominee

Randy Niemeyer (R) - Lake County Councilman, Ex-Cedar Lake Councilman & Trucking Executive
Ben Ruiz (R) - Self-Employed, MAGA Activist & '22 Candidate
Tiffany Ford (I)
Sam Kravitz (I)

District 2:
Rudy Yakim (R)*
- (Campaign Site)
Cameron Beamon (I) -

Jill Long

District 3:
[ Jim Banks (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2024. ]
Liz Brown (R) - State Sen., Ex-Fort Wayne City Councilwoman & '16 Candidate

Grant Bucher (R) - Construction Project Manager & Engineer

Justin Busch (R) - State Sen., Ex-Allen County Councilman & Ex-Congressional Aide

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

Tyler Johnson (R) - State Sen. & Physician

Jon Kenworthy (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Iraq War Veteran
Chandler Likes (R) - Law Student

Bob Morris (R) - State Rep., Businessman & Ex-Police Officer

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
Scott Wise (R) - Electronics Manufacturing Commercial Manager
Andy Zay (R) - State Sen. & Businessman
Kiley Adolph (D)
Jo Anderson (D) - Teacher & Ex-Businesswoman
Phil Goss (D) - Brewery Executive & Ex-Journalist
Bradley Nestor (D)

Nathan Gotsch (I) - Community Organizer, Ex-Teacher, Ex-Filmmaker & '22 Candidate

District 4:
Jim Baird (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Beau Baird (R) - State Rep., Businessman & Son of Congressman Baird

Charles Bookwalter (R) - Restaurant Franchise Owner, Afghan War Veteran & '22 Candidate
Craig Haggard (R) - State Rep., Realtor, Retired USAF Officer & Gun Rights Activist
Jerry Jones (R) - Security Guard
Rimpi Girn (D)

District 5:
[ Victoria Spartz (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Scott Baldwin (R) - State Sen., Businessman, Ex-Police Officer & USMC Veteran

Raju Chinthala (R) - Businessman & GOP Activist

Mike Delph (R) - Ex-State Sen., Attorney, Army Reserve Officer & Ex-Congressional Aide

Max Engling (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide
Scott Goad (R) - Configuration Analyst
Chuck Goodrich (R) - State Rep. & Businessman

Beth Henderson (R) - Health Case Management Company Owner, Nurse & '20 Candidate

Mark Hurt (R) - Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 US Sen Candidate

Chris Jensen (R) - Noblesville Mayor, Ex-City Councilman, Businessman & Ex-Lt Gov Aide
Chris Jeter (R) - State Rep., Attorney & Navy Veteran

Patrick Malayter (R) - Accountant
Sid Mahant (R) - Trucking Company Owner

Mario Massillamany (R) - Attorney & GOP Activist
Kelly Mitchell (R) - Ex-State Treasurer, Ex-Cass County Commissioner & '20 Candidate

Matt Peiffer (R) - Nonprofit Founder, Army Veteran & Child Abuse Victim Advocate
Lonnie "LD" Powell (R) - Sales Executive & '86/'90 St Rep Candidate

John Ruckelshaus (R) - Ex-State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.
Megan Savage (R) - Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
Paul Wyman (R) - Ex-Howard County Commissioner

Dan Crane

District 6:
Greg Pence (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Erik Benson (R) - Warehouse Worker, USAF/Navy Veteran & '22 Candidate
Mark Powell (D) - Lutheran Pastor, Ex-Legislative Aide & '20/'22 Candidate
Cinde Wirth (D) - Anthropologist, Biologist, Teacher, '22 Nominee & '20 St Sen Nominee

District 7:
Andre Carson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Rusty Johnson (R) - IT Professional, Disabled Army Veteran & '22 Candidate

Lee Hamilton

District 8:
Larry Bucshon (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kellie Moore (D) - Cook

District 9:
Erin Houchin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Hugh Doty (R)
Aaron Cole (D)
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


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Hammond Times / NWI.com
Howey Political Report
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Axios Indianapolis
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Indy Politics
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Kokomo Tribune
Lafayette Journal & Courier
LaPorte County Herald-Dispatch
Martinsville Reporter-Times
Muncie Star Press
New Castle Courier-Times
Peru Tribune
Princeton Daily Clarion
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South Bend Tribune
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La Voz de Indiana (Spanish)
Wabash Plain Dealer
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Frank O'Bannon

Indiana Public Broadcasting (PBS)
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