Despite Loss, Sodrel Pledges to Help Republicans in November

The tight Republican primary race for Indiana’s 9th Congressional district turned out to be a shock for one campaigns. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Faces were a bit glum Tuesday at the gathering place for those who supported business owner and former Congressman Mike Sodrel of New Albany as they watched election results come in. Deputy […]

Young Wins Close GOP Primary

By Rick  Howlett/Gabe Bullard Orange County deputy prosecutor Todd Young held off a strong showing by Columbus real estate investor Travis Hankins to win the Republican primary for Indiana’s 9th District U.S. House seat, according Associated Press returns. With all but one precinct reporting, Young had 34 percent of the vote, Hankins had 32 percent, […]

Hoosiers Voting With Specific Issues in Mind in Primary

Voters heading to the polls for today’s primary in Indiana say they aren’t seeing the lines they saw during the 2008, when there was a presidential election. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. By early afternoon, voters were trickling in at Jeffersonville’s Wilson Elementary School. But Kelly Khuri, who is campaigning for several Republican candidates, says […]

In Depth: Sodrel, Young Battle In 9th District GOP Primary

On Tuesday May 4, voters in southern Indiana will choose their major party nominees for the 9th District U.S. House seat.

The last four primaries have produced the same nominees –Democrat Baron Hill and Republican Mike Sodrel.

But as WFPL’s Rick Howlett reports, another, hard charging Republican candidate is now prominently in the mix.

Yarmuth Files For Re-Election; Sodrel To Run Again In Indiana

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville has filed candidacy papers to seek a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Yarmuth, a Democrat, was first elected to the Third District seat in 2006, defeating five-term Republican incumbent Anne Northup. He also defeated Northup in their 2008 rematch. Yarmuth says he’s eager to defend his record, […]