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Indiana, Monroe Co. Primary Election 2022

Live Results

May 3, 2022

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Rep. Bruce Borders, House District 45

Viva Bruce Borders: Incumbent wins GOP faceoff for House District 45 nomination

Incumbent Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) will be the Republican nominee in the race for House District 45. Borders fended off a vigorous campaign from District 62 Rep. Jeff Ellington, who announced he’d seek the District 45 nomination after redistricting.

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May 3, 2022

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Houchin, Fyfe win 9th District primaries

Erin Houchin defeated a crowded field of Republican candidates to pave her way toward the November election in Indiana’s Ninth Congressional District.

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May 3, 2022

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Emily Salzmann wins Democratic primary race for 10th Circuit Court Judge-Seat 7

Salzmann won 35% of the vote with contender Karen Wrenbeck not far behind with 30%, Allison Chopra winning 21%, and April Ann Wilson with only 14% of the vote.

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May 3, 2022

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Ruben Marté

Marté wins Monroe County Sheriff Democratic nomination

Marté will face Republican Nathan Williamson in the November general election.

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May 3, 2022

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Lee Jones wins Monroe County Commissioner District 1 Democratic nomination

Incumbent Lee Jones (D) will face Perry B. Robinson (R) in the November election for Monroe County Commissioner District 1 seat after winning her primary Tuesday over challenger Dominic Thompson.

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May 3, 2022

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Githens, Hall win primaries for House District 62

Penny Githens defeated Brad Swain in the Democratic primary and Dave Hall defeated Greg Knott in the Republican primary.

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May 3, 2022

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Amy Swain wins Democratic nomination for Monroe County Recorder

Swain will go on to face Paul White, Sr., in November.

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May 4, 2022

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Only small handful of Statehouse incumbents lose in Indiana primary

There was always going to be at least three incumbent losses this year. That’s because there were three races with incumbents facing off against each other.

May 3, 2022

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Indiana GOP lawmakers hold off many hard-right challengers

Roughly two dozen so-called liberty candidates are in Republican legislative races across the state.

May 2, 2022

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Election Day is Tuesday: Here's what you need to know

Tuesday is election day, and there are several contested Democratic and Republican primary races in Monroe County.

April 30, 2022

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Challengers try to push Indiana’s dominant GOP more to right

As a mom and a Christian conservative, Lorissa Sweet found herself increasingly frustrated with Republicans in the Indiana Statehouse who she said were too willing to compromise on such issues as abortion and gun rights.

April 29, 2022

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More Statehouse incumbents in competitive primaries than any election since 2008

There are 26 Indiana House or Senate races that include at least one incumbent in Tuesday's primary election. That’s the most since 2008, when there were 28.

April 28, 2022

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Monroe County expects low poll worker turnout for Election Day

Wheeler notes ten of 28 poll sites still do not have an election day inspector. She speculates the low worker turnout could be because people have preferred working from home during the pandemic.

April 26, 2022

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HD 45 Republican primary: A conversation with incumbent Rep. Bruce Borders

As part of WTIU/WFIU News’ 2022 primary election coverage, reporter Mitch Legan invited the Republican candidates for House District 45 to discuss their policy positions. The GOP faceoff will be one of the most closely watched primaries May 3 because it pits two current Indiana representatives against each other.

April 26, 2022

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HD 45 Republican primary: A conversation with challenger Rep. Jeff Ellington

As part of WTIU/WFIU News’ 2022 primary election coverage, reporter Mitch Legan invited the Republican candidates for House District 45 to discuss their policy positions. The GOP faceoff will be one of the most closely watched primaries May 3 because it pits two current Indiana representatives against each other.

April 14, 2022

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Older Hoosiers have rising costs, prescription drug prices at top of mind this election

Though the cost of prescription drugs is largely a federal issue, AARP leaders say state-level candidates will get asked about it, too.

April 13, 2022

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GOP rivals crowd field for open Indiana congressional seat

Former state Sen. Erin Houchin of Salem and business consultant Stu Barnes-Israel of Greensburg have raised enough money to start airing television ads geared toward standing out among the nine Republicans seeking the party’s nomination in the strongly GOP district.

March 29, 2022

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Meet the Democrats running for Monroe County sheriff

The questions focused on a permitless handgun carry, sheriff’s department staffing and training, and jail overcrowding.

March 11, 2022

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Hoosiers who are blind score legal victory over absentee voting rules

Hoosiers who are blind will have more freedom in how they vote in May’s primary election after a federal court’s ruling in a lawsuit against Indiana’s absentee voting rules.

March 1, 2022

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Who is on the 2022 Monroe County primary ballots?

The winners of each party’s primary election on May 3 will face off in Indiana’s general election Nov. 8.

February 7, 2022

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3 longshot US Senate hopefuls file for Indiana primary race

The state election commission is scheduled to meet Feb. 18 to consider any challenges to candidate eligibility.

January 28, 2022

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Monroe County election board selects new early voting site

This year, in-person early voting will take place at the old NAPA Auto Parts building at 302 S. Walnut Avenue beginning April 5.

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January 13, 2022

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As Hollingsworth departs, Houchin says she'll seek GOP nomination

Sen. Erin Houchin has been a reliable vote for the GOP’s super majority in the state senate since she assumed office in 2014.

January 11, 2022

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Rep. Jeff Ellington files for re-election, will challenge incumbent Rep. Borders in HD 45

Ellington has represented House District 62 since 2015. After the state completed redistricting last year, he announced he would run for the District 45 seat.

January 5, 2022

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Republican Jim Baird announces re-election bid

U.S. Congressman Jim Baird announced Wednesday that he has filed for re-election in Indiana’s fourth congressional district.

January 5, 2022

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Monroe Co. sheriff announces bid for 62nd District

Swain has worked in the sheriff’s department for 36 years, and as sheriff since 2015.

November 1, 2021

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'I was shocked': Borders to defend House seat after Ellington announces move

Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) announced he will be moving west to Bloomfield and intends to run to represent the 45th District, which Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) has represented for over a decade.