Indiana Elections 2016: State Updates

Nov 8, 2016

10:47 p.m. -- HOLCOMB GIVES VICTORY SPEECH AT GOP WATCH PARTY

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GOP Indiana Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb beat challenger John Gregg to become the next governor. Holcomb talks at the Indiana GOP election watch party at the GW Marriot in Downtown Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

10:06 p.m. -- AP CALLS STATE SUPERINTENDENT RACE

McCormick defeated incumbent Glenda Ritz (D) for the superintendent seat.

9:51 p.m. -- TODD YOUNG GIVES U.S. SENATE VICTORY SPEECH

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U.S. Rep. Todd Young defeated Democrat Evan Bayh for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat. Young said the win was for "hardworking Hoosiers," during a watch party at the GW Marriot in Downtown Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. 

9:23 p.m. -- ERIC HOLCOMB TO BE NEXT INDIANA GOVERNOR

The Associated Press has projected Holcomb (R) to defeat opponent John Gregg (D) in the gubernatorial race.

9:14 p.m. -- CURTIS HILL NAMED PROJECTED WINNER FOR IN ATTORNEY GENERAL RACE

Hill (R) is Indiana's first black Attorney General.

9:08 p.m. -- TODD ROKITA RE-ELECTED TO U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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Republican Rep. Todd Rokita thanks crowd for his re-election to U.S. House.

9:00 p.m. -- RIGHT TO HUNT AND FISH APPROVED BY INDIANA VOTERS

8:35 p.m. -- TODD YOUNG PROJECTED WINNER OF SENATE RACE

Republican Todd Young is called to win over Democrat Evan Bayh and Libertarian Lucy Benton for the Senate seat.

8:09 p.m. -- IN SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE REACTS TO TRUMP STATE WIN

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Brian Bosma, speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, talks at the Indiana GOP election watch party at the GW Marriot in Downtown Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

"We are confident tonight to have big wins" in Indiana and look forward to working with a President Trump and Vice President Pence, Bosma says.

7:55 p.m. -- INDIANA SUPERINTENDENT RACE REPORTING 26-PERCENT

With 26-percent of the votes reporting, Jennifer McCormick (R) leads the State Superintendent race with 55.8-percent. Incumbent Glenda Ritz (D) follows with 44.2-percent. 

7:13 p.m. -- VICE CHAIRMAN OF TRUMP INDIANA REACTS TO STATE WIN

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Tony Samuel, vice-chairman of Trump Indiana, talks at the Indiana GOP election watch party at the GW Marriot in Downtown Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Samuel says it was a goal for Indiana to be one of the first states called for Trump in the presidential election. 

UPDATE 7:08 p.m. -- AP, IN GOP CALLS TRUMP FOR INDIANA

Indiana GOP: State first on the board for Trump.
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