Indiana Secretary of State - Elections Division
|2008 Indiana Special Congressional Election Results
Democratic Caucus: 1/12/08, Republican Caucus: 1/13/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 1/22/08, Special Election: 3/11/08,
Last Updated: March 11, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|7th Congressional District, 53.7% in '06, Julia M. Carson (D), retiring after 6th term, died on 12/14/07, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Democratic, DCCC target,
|André D. Carson (D) 54.06%,
||St. Rep. Jon Elrod (R) 43.07%,
||Sean Shepard (L) 2.87%,|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Indiana Political Parties: