Joe Kernan

Offices

Lieutenant Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 13, 1997 to Sep 12, 2003

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Governor
Statewide
In office
Sep 13, 2003 to Jan 10, 2005

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Legal Succession
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Joe Kernan spent 7 years, 11 months, 28 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

2004–Governor WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2004
100.00%
Joe Kernan (i)*, Democratic, 283,924 votes
Out of 283,924 votes casts, the margin of victory was 283,924 (100.00%)
2004–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2004
53.21%
Mitch Daniels*, Republican, 1,302,912 votes
45.49%
Joe Kernan (i), Democratic, 1,113,900 votes
 1.29%
Kenn Gividen, Libertarian, 31,664 votes
Out of 2,448,476 votes casts, the margin of victory was 189,012 (7.72%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Joe Kernan had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election, and 1-0 in 1 primary election.