Yoder won the Democratic nomination in 2012, but lost to Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind. District 9, who is now vacating the seat to run for U.S. Senate.
Indiana's 9th District seat for the U.S. House of Representatives is open as Rep. Todd Young makes a run for the seat Sen. Dan Coats is vacating.
Rep. Todd Young has garnered 80 percent of the vote with 19 percent of precincts reporting.
The 9th district congressional debates between Shelli Yoder and Congressman Todd Young are scheduled for Oct. 23 and Oct. 29.
Shelli Yoder defeated four rivals in the Democratic primary.
Five Democratic candidates are running in the 9th district primary.
Five Democrats will vie on May 8 for the right to face off against incumbent Republican Todd Young.
Most of the candidates, in one way or another, advocated for a universal healthcare system.
Jonathan George says southern Indiana has been deteriorating since the 1990s and he wants to relieve businesses of too much regulation.
About 20 people filed into a community center in Seymour to ask representative Young questions about the national debt.