Indiana House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 109,860 50.0%
Jonathan Weinzapfel Democratic 106,201 48.3%
Paul Hager Libertarian 3,803 1.7%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jonathan Weinzapfel Democratic 19,376 40.7%
Richard McConnell Democratic 18,342 38.5%
Noah Southwood Democratic 2,624 5.5%
Franklin Enoch Democratic 2,498 5.2%
Samuel Hillenburg Democratic 2,197 4.6%
John Smith Democratic 2,016 4.2%
Ralph Spelbring Democratic 587 1.2%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 38,807 82.0%
Michael McCamish Republican 8,537 18.0%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 92,785 52.1%
Gail Riecken Democratic 81,871 46.0%
Paul Hager Libertarian 3,401 1.9%
1998 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gail Riecken Democratic 28,973 73.2%
John Taylor Democratic 10,624 26.8%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 116,879 52.7%
Paul Perry Democratic 100,488 45.3%
Thomas Tindle Libertarian 4,342 2.0%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Perry Democratic 25,930 57.3%
John Hamilton Democratic 17,231 38.1%
John Taylor Democratic 2,068 4.6%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 98,952 51.3%
Bryan Hartke Democratic 88,763 46.0%
Pam Williams Libertarian 5,150 2.7%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bryan Hartke Democratic 40,174 69.3%
Michael Graf Democratic 17,831 30.7%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 145,576 53.4%
Jon Jennings Democratic 121,522 44.5%
Mark Garvin Libertarian 5,680 2.1%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jon Jennings Democratic 37,853 73.5%
Bill Pearman Democratic 13,652 26.5%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brad Ellsworth Democratic 131,019 61.0%
John Hostettler Republican 83,704 39.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brad Ellsworth Democratic 45,765 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hostettler Republican 32,018 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brad Ellsworth Democratic 188,693 64.7%
Greg Goode Republican 102,769 35.3%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brad Ellsworth Democratic 134,796 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Greg Goode Republican 27,147 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Bucshon Republican 116,759 57.4%
Trent Van Haaften Democratic 76,265 37.5%
John Cunningham Libertarian 10,240 5.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
W. Trent VanHaaften Democratic 31,685 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Bucshon Republican 16,262 32.7%
Kristi Risk Republican 14,273 28.7%
John Smith Republican 4,715 9.5%
Dan Stockton Republican 4,697 9.5%
Steve Westell Republican 4,324 8.7%
John Snyder Republican 2,523 5.1%
Bud Bernitt Republican 1,469 3.0%
Billy Mahoney Republican 1,410 2.8%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Bucshon Republican 151,533 53.4%
Dave Crooks Democratic 122,325 43.1%
Bart Gadau Libertarian 10,134 3.6%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Spangler Democratic 23,055 100.0%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Bucshon Republican 30,967 74.9%
Andrew McNeil Republican 10,405 25.1%

Demographic Data

Population 722,056
Percentage White 92.5%
Percentage Black 4.0%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.2%
Percentage Asian 0.9%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 1.7%
Percentage Other Race 0.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 2.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 91.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 4.0%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.2%
 
Median Household Income $44,390
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 40.7%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 14.7%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 9.3%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 34.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 60.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.8%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 46.6%
Percentage with a College Degree 18.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 28.3%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.8%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 19.9%
 
Percentage Married Couples 51.5%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 8:16pm November 21, 2014