Messer secured 45 percent of the vote to fellow Congressman Todd Rokita’s 25 percent, while former state representative Mike Braun won 11 percent.
Republican Rep. Todd Rokita saw a spike in contributions after he took up legislation to end employee protections for tribal casino workers.
Council member Brendan Kearns says he will focus on communication, economic development and accessibility during his campaign.
The period during which time the size of the Republican field for the party's U.S. Senate nomination will be determined this month.
The Senate committee's approval comes despite objections from Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s office.
All Hoosier voters could cast absentee ballots by mail without any excuse under legislation advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
More than 200 prospective Democratic candidates from across Indiana packed two conference rooms in Indianapolis to learn how to run a political campaign.
Rep. Bill Friend of Macy says he will finish out his term, but won't run again in 2018.
Pat Goodwin is the owner of Tractor Tools Direct and a former Terre Haute City Engineer. He plans to run as an Independent.
Rep. Linda Lawson of Hammond says she'll finish out her term and then give up the seat she first won in 1998.