New Governor Eric Holcomb took the oath of office at the State Fairgrounds in front of a crowd of thousands to become Indiana’s 51st governor.
Klutz will replace the state’s current auditor, Suzanne Crouch, who was named the next lieutenant governor.
Republican Eric Holcomb scored what some saw as a surprise victory in the governor’s race, defeating Democrat John Gregg.
The Republican, Democratic and Libertarian candidates agree on certain issues.
The candidates began the forum with opening remarks, then individually answered questions submitted by IU students and arts advocates.
Indiana’s lieutenant governor also serves as secretary of agriculture and rural affairs
The Indiana GOP’s gubernatorial ticket is set as the party officially nominated State Auditor Suzanne Crouch Monday to run alongside Eric Holcomb this fall.
State Auditor Suzanne Crouch will join Republican Nominee for Governor Eric Holcomb at the Statehouse for a press conference.
Suzanne Crouch has served as State Auditor since 2014. A committee will officially choose the Lt. Gov. on Monday.
Suzanne Crouch has been re-elected as Indiana State Auditor.