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Bayh retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Indiana
  • Residence: Indianapolis
  • Born: December 26, 1955; Shirkieville, Ind.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Susan Bayh; two children
  • Education: Indiana U., B.S. 1978 (business economics); U. of Virginia, J.D. 1981
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ind. secretary of state, 1986-89; governor, 1989-97; U.S. Senate, 1999-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Readiness & Management Support - Chairman); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions; Securities, Insurance & Investment; Security & International Trade - Chairman); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Select Intelligence; Special Aging
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State Information: Indiana

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 + general Dan Coats (R) 952,116 54.6%
Brad Ellsworth (D) 697,775 40%
Rebecca Sink-Burris (LIBERT) 94,330 5.4%
2004 general Evan Bayh (D) 1,496,976 61.6%
Marvin Scott (R) 903,913 37.2%
Albert Barger (LIBERT) 27,344 1.1%
1998 general Evan Bayh (D) 1,012,244 63.7%
Paul Helmke (R) 552,732 34.8%
Rebecca Sink-Burris (LIBERT) 23,641 1.5%
1990 general Dan Coats (R) 806,048 53.6%
Baron Hill (D) 696,639 46.3%
1974 general Richard Lugar (R) 814,117 46.4%
+ Nearly complete, unofficial returns
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
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% :

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