Indiana Representatives Mike Pence and Dan Burton have become charter members of the new Congressional Tea Party Caucus.
Dr. Tom Hayhurst, Democratic challenger for the third district seat in Congress, won the Democratic caucus nomination in Fort Wayne.
State Senator Marlin Stutzman won the third district Republican caucus nomination for the special and general elections after two rounds of voting.
United States Vice President Joe Biden will be in Indiana later this month campaigning for Congressman Baron Hill, who faces a reelection challenge from Republican Todd Young.
The special election to replace third district Rep. Mark Souder has been set for Nov. 2, the same day as the general election.