2018 Senate Race: State: Indiana ( Joe Donnelly v Mike Braun )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Toss Up
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-08-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 02/09/2018
Primaries: 05/08/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Joe Donnelly

WINNER: Joe Donnelly (Share of Vote: unopposed)

Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Mike Braun

WINNER: Mike Braun (Share of Vote: 41.17% )
Luke Messer (Share of Vote: 28.88% )
Todd Rokita (Share of Vote: 29.95% )

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Current Senate Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Donald Trump won Indiana by 19 points and the national Democratic brand is extremely problematic for Senator Joe Donnelly. The Democrats need a win here to have any shot of winning control of the Senate, but Donnelly is competing in hostile territory.

2018 Indiana Data Card
Indiana Demographics
Demographic State Nation
Gender 49.3% Male
50.7% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 79.6% White/Caucasian
9.7% Black/African American
6.0% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 8.3% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 88.4% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 25.6% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $27,464 $31,128
Unemployment 3.6% 4.1
Median Age 37.6 37.9
Population 6633053 325.7 mil
Square Miles 35826.5 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 1185.1 185.8
People per Household 2.5 2.7
Foreign Born 5.3% 13.5%
Veteran 7.5% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 14.9% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile