Tony Bennett

Offices

Supt. of Public Instruction
Statewide
In office
Jan 12, 2009 to Jan 19, 2013

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Tony Bennett spent 4 years, 8 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

2008–Supt. of Public Instruction WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
51.00%
Tony Bennett*, Republican, 1,294,833 votes
48.99%
Richard D. Wood, Democratic, 1,243,693 votes
 0.01%
Kevin R. Brown, Write-In, 180 votes
Out of 2,538,706 votes casts, the margin of victory was 51,140 (2.01%)
2012–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
52.81%
Glenda Ritz*, Democratic, 1,332,755 votes
47.19%
Tony Bennett (i), Republican, 1,190,716 votes
Out of 2,523,471 votes casts, the margin of victory was 142,039 (5.62%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Tony Bennett had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.