Otis E. Cox

Offices

Auditor of State
Statewide
In office
Dec 1, 1982 to Dec 1, 1986

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Otis E. Cox spent 4 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1982–Auditor of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
50.75%
Otis E. Cox*, Democratic, 883,240 votes
48.58%
Charles D. Loos (i), Republican, 845,464 votes
 0.67%
Cletus Artist, American, 11,655 votes
Out of 1,740,359 votes casts, the margin of victory was 37,776 (2.17%)
1986–Auditor of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
50.08%
Ann G. Devore*, Republican, 745,307 votes
49.07%
Otis E. Cox (i), Democratic, 730,177 votes
 0.85%
Gregory H. Foyer, Libertarian, 12,669 votes
Out of 1,488,153 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,130 (1.01%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Otis E. Cox had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.