April 24, 2014

Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Indiana
  • Residence: Indianapolis
  • Born: April 4, 1932; Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Charlene Lugar; four children
  • Education: Denison U., B.A. 1954; Oxford U., M.A. 1956 (Rhodes scholar)
  • Military Service: Navy 1957-60
  • Political Highlights: Indianapolis School Board, 1964-67; mayor of Indianapolis, 1968-75; Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, 1974; U.S. Senate, 1977-2013; sought Republican nomination for president, 1996
  • Elected: Elected: 1976 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food & Agricultural Research - Ranking Member); Foreign Relations - Ranking Member
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State Information: Indiana

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Joe Donnelly (D) 1,281,181 50%
Richard Mourdock (R) 1,133,621 44.3%
Andy Horning (LIBERT) 145,282 5.7%
James Johnson (WPL) 15  
Amy Willis (I) 3  
2006 general Richard Lugar (R) 1,171,553 87.4%
Steve Osborne (LIBERT) 168,820 12.6%
2000 general Richard Lugar (R) 1,427,944 66.6%
David Johnson (D) 683,273 31.8%
Paul Hager (LIBERT) 33,992 1.6%
1994 general Richard G. Lugar (R) 1,039,625 67.4%
Jim Jontz (D) 470,799 30.5%
Barbara Bourland (LIBERT) 17,343 1.1%
Mary Catherine Barton (NA) 15,801 1%
1988 general Richard G. Lugar (R) 1,430,525 68.1%
Jack Wickes (D) 668,778 31.9%
1982 general Richard G. Lugar (R) 978,301 53.8%
Floyd Fithian (D) 828,400 45.6%
1976 general Richard G. Lugar (R) 1,275,833 58.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 : 43.93% : 54.13%
2008 Barack Obama: 49.94% John McCain: 48.91%
2004 John Kerry: 39% George W. Bush: 60%
2000 Al Gore: 41% George W. Bush: 57%
1996 Bill Clinton: 42% Robert Dole: 47%
1992 Bill Clinton: 37% George H. W. Bush: 43%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 40% George H. W. Bush: 60%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :