The announcement comes amidst heavy speculation that Bayh was plotting a return to the office. He served two terms as Governor of Indiana before running for the Senate in 1998.
After some fierce primary election battles in Indiana this week, the Republican Party staged an event today to show a unified front. The party convened all candidates from the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by Democrat Evan Bayh. They included the winner, former Senator Dan Coats, and four others, most of… Continue reading Indiana Republicans Push to Show United Face
Former U.S. Senator Dan Coats will again be his party’s nominee to represent Indiana in the upper chamber.
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… Continue reading Hoosiers Voting With Specific Issues in Mind in Primary
Since February, the campaign for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Hoosier Democrat Evan Bayh has not been what most people envisioned. That’s when Bayh stunned political watchers and constituents by announcing he wouldn’t run for reelection. Indiana voters won’t have any Democrats in this primary race since Congressman Brad Ellsworth is the party’s… Continue reading Indiana's U.S. Senate Primary Could Be Close