Amanda Banks plans to fill in for District 17 Senator Jim Banks who is being deployed to Afghanistan.
Leaders of the Indiana Democratic Party say they are hoping to break the GOP's supermajority in both houses.
About 13 percent of Indiana's registered voters turned out for last month's primary election, according to numbers the secretary of state released today.
Counties where prominent political offices were contested saw the highest numbers of voters on Tuesday.
Sen. John Waterman lost to Bassler by a 2 percent margin with 98 percent of the precincts reporting.
Monroe County counted all its votes only three hours after polls closed, which is much quicker than previous years.
Rep. Larry Bucshon has once again captured the GOP nomination for Indiana's 8th congressional district.
Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, has once again received the party nomination for House District 59.
Rep. Todd Young has garnered 80 percent of the vote with 19 percent of precincts reporting.
Voter turnout in Monroe County so far is about half of what it was four years ago.