Floyd Fithian

Offices

U.S. House
District 2
In office
Jan 3, 1975 to Jan 3, 1983

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Floyd Fithian spent 8 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1972–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
54.67%
Earl Frederick Landgrebe (i)*, Republican, 110,406 votes
45.33%
Floyd Fithian, Democratic, 91,533 votes
Out of 201,939 votes casts, the margin of victory was 18,873 (9.34%)
1974–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
61.06%
Floyd Fithian*, Democratic, 101,856 votes
38.94%
Earl Frederick Landgrebe (i), Republican, 64,950 votes
Out of 166,806 votes casts, the margin of victory was 36,906 (22.12%)
1976–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
54.73%
Floyd Fithian (i)*, Democratic, 117,617 votes
44.49%
William W. Erwin, Republican, 95,605 votes
 0.78%
James Hensley Logan, American, 1,673 votes
Out of 214,895 votes casts, the margin of victory was 22,012 (10.24%)
1978–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
56.53%
Floyd Fithian (i)*, Democratic, 82,402 votes
36.25%
Jay Philip Oppenheim, Republican, 52,842 votes
 6.43%
William Costas, Independent, 9,368 votes
 0.80%
James Hensley Logan, American Independent, 1,166 votes
Out of 145,778 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,560 (20.28%)
1980–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
54.06%
Floyd Fithian (i)*, Democratic, 122,326 votes
45.94%
Ernest F. Niemeyer, Republican, 103,957 votes
Out of 226,283 votes casts, the margin of victory was 18,369 (8.12%)
1982–U.S. Senate (Class 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
53.83%
Richard Lugar (i)*, Republican, 978,301 votes
45.58%
Floyd Fithian, Democratic, 828,400 votes
 0.58%
Raymond James, American, 10,586 votes
Out of 1,817,287 votes casts, the margin of victory was 149,901 (8.25%)
In the 6 races we have results for, Floyd Fithian had a record of 4-2. That includes a record of 4-2 in 6 general elections.