Ed Simcox

Offices

Secretary of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1978 to Dec 1, 1986

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Term Limited
Ed Simcox spent 8 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1978–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
52.94%
Ed Simcox*, Republican, 738,791 votes
45.69%
Rex Carpenter, Democratic, 637,614 votes
 1.38%
Elnora Lawrence, American, 19,236 votes
Out of 1,395,641 votes casts, the margin of victory was 101,177 (7.25%)
1982–Secretary of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
50.80%
Ed Simcox (i)*, Republican, 890,008 votes
48.07%
Stephen Beardsley, Democratic, 842,226 votes
 0.59%
John A. Eineman, American, 10,269 votes
 0.54%
Stephen L. Dasbach, Libertarian, 9,484 votes
Out of 1,751,987 votes casts, the margin of victory was 47,782 (2.73%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Ed Simcox had a record of 2-0. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections.