Jill Long (Thompson)

Offices

U.S. House
District 4
In office
Mar 28, 1989 to Jan 3, 1995

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Special Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Jill Long (Thompson) spent 5 years, 9 months, 8 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1986–U.S. Senate (Class 3) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
60.57%
Dan Quayle (i)*, Republican, 936,143 votes
38.51%
Jill Long (Thompson), Democratic, 595,192 votes
 0.54%
Bradford L. Warren, Libertarian, 8,314 votes
 0.38%
Rockland R. Snyder, American, 5,914 votes
Out of 1,545,563 votes casts, the margin of victory was 340,951 (22.06%)
1988–U.S. House (District 4) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
62.15%
Dan Coats (i)*, Republican, 132,843 votes
37.85%
Jill Long (Thompson), Democratic, 80,915 votes
Out of 213,758 votes casts, the margin of victory was 51,928 (24.30%)
1989–U.S. House (District 4) WON
Special Election–Tuesday, March 28, 1989
50.69%
Jill Long (Thompson)*, Democratic, 65,272 votes
49.31%
David Heath, Republican, 63,494 votes
Out of 128,766 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,778 (1.38%)
1990–U.S. House (District 4) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
60.59%
Jill Long (Thompson) (i)*, Democratic, 99,347 votes
39.28%
Richard Walter Hawks, Republican, 64,415 votes
 0.13%
Ken Bisson, Write-In, 209 votes
Out of 163,971 votes casts, the margin of victory was 34,932 (21.31%)
1992–U.S. House (District 4) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
62.06%
Jill Long (Thompson) (i)*, Democratic, 134,907 votes
37.94%
Chuck Pierson, Republican, 82,468 votes
Out of 217,375 votes casts, the margin of victory was 52,439 (24.12%)
1994–U.S. House (District 4) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
55.42%
Mark Souder*, Republican, 88,584 votes
44.56%
Jill Long (Thompson) (i), Democratic, 71,235 votes
 0.02%
David Roach, Write-In, 30 votes
Out of 159,849 votes casts, the margin of victory was 17,349 (10.86%)
2002–U.S. House (District 2) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 7, 2002
52.50%
Jill Long (Thompson)*, Democratic, 19,628 votes
 19.13%
Mark J. Meissner, Democratic, 7,151 votes
 14.83%
William E. Alexa, Democratic, 5,546 votes
 7.47%
Kathy Cekanski Farrand, Democratic, 2,792 votes
 6.08%
Steve Osborn, Democratic, 2,273 votes
Out of 37,390 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,477 (33.37%)
2002–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 2002
50.45%
Chris Chocola*, Republican, 95,081 votes
45.77%
Jill Long (Thompson), Democratic, 86,253 votes
 3.77%
Sharon Metheny, Libertarian, 7,112 votes
 0.00%
James A. Mello, Write-In, 6 votes
 0.00%
M. Myer Blatt, Write-In, 6 votes
Out of 188,458 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,828 (4.68%)
2008–Governor WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
50.60%
Jill Long (Thompson)*, Democratic, 582,860 votes
49.40%
Jim Schellinger, Democratic, 569,091 votes
Out of 1,151,951 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,769 (1.20%)
2008–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
57.84%
Mitch Daniels (i)*, Republican, 1,563,885 votes
40.04%
Jill Long (Thompson), Democratic, 1,082,463 votes
 2.12%
Andy Horning, Libertarian, 57,376 votes
 0.00%
Christopher Stried, Write-In, 19 votes
 0.00%
Timothy Lee Frye, Write-In, 9 votes
Out of 2,703,724 votes casts, the margin of victory was 481,422 (17.80%)
In the 10 races we have results for, Jill Long (Thompson) had a record of 5-5. That includes a record of 2-5 in 7 general elections, 2-0 in 2 primary elections, and 1-0 in 1 special election.