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After nearly four months of work, I’m happy to unveil a newly rebuilt version of this website. This new version better highlights articles, is built to be mobile friendly, and features completely rebuilt tools.

Mayor for life: The secret to Dick Lugar’s success
Mr. Bayh goes to Indianapolis´╗┐: A look at Birch Bayh as State Representative
A brief history of Indiana’s female legislators
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Election Results
Election Results
Search IN Secretary of State certified election results for state and federal races back to the 1800's.
Politicians
Find a Politician
Search our database of nearly 9,000 Hoosier politicians who have run for or held office.
Office Holders
Office Holders
A full listing of all offices in our database, with a chronological listing of all who held each.
Charts and Graphs
Visualizations
See all the data we've collected come alive through various charts and graphs.
Election Records
Election Records
Sort through various election records, like who got the most votes in Indiana history.
Tenure Records
Tenure Records
See which office holders have served longest, the average tenure for an office in a given year, and more.
General Assembly Session Rosters
Legislative Rosters
Information on every session of the General Assembly, including session dates, leadership, and members.
Maps
Maps
Browse through historical Congressional and state legislative maps, color-coded by party.
Legislative Caucuses
Election by Caucus
An automatically updated list of all caucuses to fill vacant legislative seats.
Minority and Women Officeholders
Minorities and Women
Filter through lists of all the minorities and women who have held office in Indiana.
U.S. Senate Pairs
U.S. Senate Pairs
Indiana only gets two Senators at a time. Learn which pair served together the longest, and more.
Statewide Stepping Stones
Statewide Stepping Stones
Are statewide offices a good perch to launch a bid for higher office? Check out the data.