2012 Indiana House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Indiana house race in district 8. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Indiana House Race for District 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Indiana house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
53.4%151416RLarry Bucshon
43.1%122245DDave Crooks
3.6%10125LBart Gadau
Election Information for Indiana
Primary DateMay 08, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentLarry Bucshon
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionLeaning Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Indiana House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Indiana - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
58%14661Dave Crooks0
33%8248Thomas Barnett0
10%2421William Bryk0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Indiana - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
60%23225Larry Bucshon21
40%15774Kristi Risk17

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
April 09, 2012Last day to register to vote for the May 8, 2012 primary elections.
May 08, 2012Primary election day for the House, Senate, Governor, and President.
May 22, 2012First day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 general election.
October 09, 2012Last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - Governor, House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 8 in Indiana

House District 8 in Indiana

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Indiana in 2012
Past Election Results - Indiana District 8
Trent VanHaaften
37%
2010
58%
Larry Bucshon
Brad Ellsworth
65%
2008
35%
Greg Goode
Brad Ellsworth
61%
2006
39%
Hostettler
Jon P. Jennings
45%
2004
53%
John N. Hostettler
Bryan L. Hartke
46%
2002
51%
John N. Hostettler
Paul E. Perry
45%
2000
53%
John N. Hostettler
Gail Riecken
46%
1998
52%
John N. Hostettler
Jonathan Weinzapfel
48%
1996
50%
John N. Hostettler
Frank McCloskey
48%
1994
52%
John N. Hostettler
Frank McCloskey
53%
1992
45%
Richard E. Mourdock