Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012

2012 Indiana Gubernatorial Election

Indiana Governor Election 2012

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Mike Pence John R. Gregg Rupert Boneham
Nominee Mike Pence John R. Gregg Rupert Boneham
Party Republican Democratic Libertarian
Running Mate Sue Ellspermann Vi Simpson Brad Klopfenstein
Governor Before Election

Mitch Daniels
Republican

Elected Governor
Mike Pence / Sue Ellspermann

Indiana Gubernatorial 2012 General Election Results

Governor/Lieutenant Governor of Indiana General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Gregg / Vi Simpson 46.1% 1,122,811
     Republican Mike Pence / Sue Ellspermann 50% 1,217,413
     Libertarian Rupert Boneham / Brad Klopfenstein 3.9% 94,607
     Independent Donnie Harold Harris / George Fish 0% 34
Total Votes 2,434,865

 

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Candidates List

  • Mike Pence (Republican), U.S. Representative
    • Running Mate: Sue Ellspermann, state Representative
  • John Gregg (Democratic)
    • Running Mate: Vi Simpson, state Senate Minority Leader
  • Rupert Boneham (Libertarian)
    • Running Mate: Brad Klopfenstein
  • Donnie Harold Harris
    • Running Mate: George Fish

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Polling

Poll Source Date(s)
Administered
Sample
Size
Margin of
Error
John
Gregg (D)
Mike
Pence (R)
Rupert
Boneham (L)
Other Undecided
Market Research Insight August 6-9, 2012 600 ± 4.0% 32% 50% 3% 15%
Howey Politics/DePauw University March 26-27, 2012 503 ± 4.4% 31% 44% 5% 20%

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Key Dates

Deadline Event
Feb 10 Candidate filing deadline for major parties
April 9 Voter registration ends
May 8 Primary election
May 22 Voter registration begins
June 9 Republican Party State Convention
June 16 Democratic Party State Convention
July 2 Candidate filing deadline for third parties
Oct 9 Voter registration ends
Nov 6 General election

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Race Tracking

2012 Race Rankings - Indiana Governor
Race Tracker Race Rating
The Cook Political Report Likely Republican
Governing Politics Likely Republican
Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball Likely Republican
Rasmussen Reports Gubernatorial Scorecard No prediction yet
The Rothenberg Political Report Lean Republican
Overall Call Republican

Indiana Gubernatorial Election 2012 Polls

Governor of Indiana
Response Howey/DePauw
March 26-28, 2012
Indiana Chamber of Commerce
August 6-9, 2012
Average
Mike Pence 44% 50% 47%
John Gregg 31% 32% 31.5%
Rupert Boneham 5% 3% 4%
Number polled 503 600 551.5
Margin of error +/-4.5 +/-4.0% 4.25%

Mike Pence

Mike Pence
Chairperson the House Republican Conference
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Leader John Boehner
Preceded by Adam Putnam
Succeeded by Jeb Hensarling
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 6th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2003
Preceded by Dan Burton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by David McIntosh
Succeeded by Chris Chocola
Personal Details
Born June 7, 1959 (age 53)
Columbus, Indiana, U.S.
Political Party Republican
Alma Mater Hanover College
Indiana University, Bloomington

John R. Gregg

John Gregg
Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives
In office
November 17, 1996 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Paul Mannweiler
Succeeded by Patrick Bauer
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 45th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Bill Roach
Succeeded by Alan Chowning
Personal Details
Born September 6, 1954 (age 58)
Sandborn, Indiana, U.S.
Political Party Democratic Party
Alma Mater Vincennes University
Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana State University
Indiana University, Indianapolis

Rupert Boneham

Boneham at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009.
Born January 27, 1964 (age 48)

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