Peter J. Visclosky

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Jan 3, 1985 to Present

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Present
Peter J. Visclosky spent 34 years, 8 months, 22 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1984–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
70.70%
Peter J. Visclosky*, Democratic, 147,035 votes
28.84%
Joseph B. Grenchik, Republican, 59,986 votes
 0.45%
James E. Watson, Libertarian, 943 votes
Out of 207,964 votes casts, the margin of victory was 87,049 (41.86%)
1986–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
73.44%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 86,983 votes
25.66%
William Costas, Republican, 30,395 votes
 0.56%
James E. Willis, Libertarian, 660 votes
 0.34%
Tracy E. Kyle, Workers League, 403 votes
Out of 118,441 votes casts, the margin of victory was 56,588 (47.78%)
1988–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
77.09%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 138,251 votes
22.91%
Owen W. Crumpacker, Republican, 41,076 votes
Out of 179,327 votes casts, the margin of victory was 97,175 (54.18%)
1990–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
66.03%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 68,920 votes
33.97%
William Costas, Republican, 35,450 votes
Out of 104,370 votes casts, the margin of victory was 33,470 (32.06%)
1992–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
69.42%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 147,054 votes
30.58%
David J. Vucich, Republican, 64,770 votes
Out of 211,824 votes casts, the margin of victory was 82,284 (38.84%)
1994–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
56.46%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 68,612 votes
43.54%
John Larson, Republican, 52,920 votes
Out of 121,532 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,692 (12.92%)
1996–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1996
69.16%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 133,553 votes
29.22%
Michael Petyo, Republican, 56,418 votes
 1.63%
Michael Crass, Libertarian, 3,142 votes
Out of 193,113 votes casts, the margin of victory was 77,135 (39.94%)
1998–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1998
72.51%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 92,634 votes
26.22%
Michael Petyo, Republican, 33,503 votes
 1.27%
Michael Crass, Libertarian, 1,617 votes
Out of 127,754 votes casts, the margin of victory was 59,131 (46.29%)
2000–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2000
71.55%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 148,683 votes
27.05%
Jack Reynolds, Republican, 56,200 votes
 1.40%
Christopher Nelson, Libertarian, 2,907 votes
Out of 207,790 votes casts, the margin of victory was 92,483 (44.50%)
2002–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 7, 2002
85.58%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 57,099 votes
 14.42%
Ralph Spelbring, Democratic, 9,621 votes
Out of 66,720 votes casts, the margin of victory was 47,478 (71.16%)
2002–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 2002
66.94%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 90,443 votes
31.02%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 41,909 votes
 2.04%
Timothy P. Brennan, Libertarian, 2,759 votes
Out of 135,111 votes casts, the margin of victory was 48,534 (35.92%)
2004–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2004
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 45,141 votes
Out of 45,141 votes casts, the margin of victory was 45,141 (100.00%)
2004–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2004
68.29%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 178,406 votes
31.71%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 82,858 votes
Out of 261,264 votes casts, the margin of victory was 95,548 (36.58%)
2006–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 2, 2006
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 55,144 votes
Out of 55,144 votes casts, the margin of victory was 55,144 (100.00%)
2006–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2006
69.65%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 104,195 votes
26.83%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 40,146 votes
 3.52%
Charles E. Barman, Independent, 5,266 votes
Out of 149,607 votes casts, the margin of victory was 64,049 (42.82%)
2008–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 134,505 votes
Out of 134,505 votes casts, the margin of victory was 134,505 (100.00%)
2008–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
70.90%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 199,954 votes
27.18%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 76,647 votes
 1.92%
Jeff Duensing, Libertarian, 5,421 votes
Out of 282,022 votes casts, the margin of victory was 123,307 (43.72%)
2010–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 41,982 votes
Out of 41,982 votes casts, the margin of victory was 41,982 (100.00%)
2010–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
58.56%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 99,387 votes
38.63%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 65,558 votes
 2.81%
Jon Morris, Libertarian, 4,762 votes
Out of 169,707 votes casts, the margin of victory was 33,829 (19.93%)
2012–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 42,219 votes
Out of 42,219 votes casts, the margin of victory was 42,219 (100.00%)
2012–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
67.28%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 187,743 votes
32.72%
Joel Phelps, Republican, 91,291 votes
Out of 279,034 votes casts, the margin of victory was 96,452 (34.56%)
2014–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2014
100.00%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 34,446 votes
Out of 34,446 votes casts, the margin of victory was 34,446 (100.00%)
2014–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2014
60.84%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 86,570 votes
35.84%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 51,000 votes
 3.31%
Donna T. Dunn, Libertarian, 4,714 votes
 0.00%
James L. Johnson, Jr., Write-In, 0 votes
Out of 142,284 votes casts, the margin of victory was 35,570 (25.00%)
2016–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
79.97%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 77,095 votes
20.03%
Willie Brown, Democratic, 19,315 votes
Out of 96,410 votes casts, the margin of victory was 57,780 (59.94%)
2016–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 2016
81.43%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 207,481 votes
 18.46%
Donna T. Dunn, Libertarian, 47,044 votes
 0.11%
John Meyer, Write-In, 275 votes
Out of 254,800 votes casts, the margin of victory was 160,437 (62.97%)
2018–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
80.53%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 42,269 votes
 11.07%
Antonio (Tony) Daggett, Sr., Democratic, 5,813 votes
 8.39%
Larry Chubb, Democratic, 4,406 votes
Out of 52,488 votes casts, the margin of victory was 36,456 (69.46%)
2018–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
65.09%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 159,611 votes
34.91%
Mark Leyva, Republican, 85,594 votes
 0.00%
Jonathan S. Kleinman, Write-In, 4 votes
Out of 245,209 votes casts, the margin of victory was 74,017 (30.18%)
In the 27 races we have results for, Peter J. Visclosky had a record of 27-0. That includes a record of 18-0 in 18 general elections, and 9-0 in 9 primary elections.