House Democrats returned to the floor, allowing the session to proceed. They had refused to attend session last week because of right-to-work legislation.
Democrats could be fined up to $1,000 per day for their absence.
Representative Dan Burton says it could have been filibustered.
South Bend Senator John Broden says an independent audit would help restore the faith and trust of the public in the system.
Democrats are questioning how $320 million of corporate tax revenue was not moved into the General Fund.
Republicans recently called for an investigation into signatures in the 2008 Obama petition. Democrats say there were also irregularities on McCain's petition.
Perry criticized proposed federal EPA regulations, saying they will kill jobs across the country.
Democrats are already branding Pence a Washington politician, but Pence counters that it's that very experience that has prepared him for the job.
Daniels has until Wednesday to sign or veto the maps.
The state's $28 billion budget is on its way to the governor for his signature.