Joe Donnelly

Offices

U.S. House
District 2
In office
Jan 3, 2007 to Jan 3, 2013

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. Senate
Class 1
In office
Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 3, 2019

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Joe Donnelly spent 12 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

2004–U.S. House (District 2) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2004
100.00%
Joe Donnelly*, Democratic, 29,117 votes
Out of 29,117 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,117 (100.00%)
2004–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2004
54.17%
Chris Chocola (i)*, Republican, 140,496 votes
44.54%
Joe Donnelly, Democratic, 115,513 votes
 1.29%
Douglas Barnes, Libertarian, 3,346 votes
Out of 259,355 votes casts, the margin of victory was 24,983 (9.63%)
2006–U.S. House (District 2) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 2, 2006
82.97%
Joe Donnelly*, Democratic, 30,589 votes
 17.03%
Steve Francis, Democratic, 6,280 votes
Out of 36,869 votes casts, the margin of victory was 24,309 (65.94%)
2006–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2006
53.98%
Joe Donnelly*, Democratic, 103,561 votes
46.02%
Chris Chocola (i), Republican, 88,300 votes
Out of 191,861 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,261 (7.96%)
2008–U.S. House (District 2) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
100.00%
Joe Donnelly (i)*, Democratic, 119,217 votes
Out of 119,217 votes casts, the margin of victory was 119,217 (100.00%)
2008–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
67.09%
Joe Donnelly (i)*, Democratic, 187,416 votes
30.23%
Luke Puckett, Republican, 84,455 votes
 2.68%
Mark Vogel, Libertarian, 7,475 votes
Out of 279,346 votes casts, the margin of victory was 102,961 (36.86%)
2010–U.S. House (District 2) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
100.00%
Joe Donnelly (i)*, Democratic, 26,659 votes
Out of 26,659 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,659 (100.00%)
2010–U.S. House (District 2) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
48.18%
Joe Donnelly (i)*, Democratic, 91,341 votes
46.84%
Jackie Walorski, Republican, 88,803 votes
 4.98%
Mark Vogel, Libertarian, 9,447 votes
Out of 189,591 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,538 (1.34%)
2012–U.S. Senate (Class 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Joe Donnelly*, Democratic, 207,715 votes
Out of 207,715 votes casts, the margin of victory was 207,715 (100.00%)
2012–U.S. Senate (Class 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
50.04%
Joe Donnelly*, Democratic, 1,281,181 votes
44.28%
Richard Mourdock, Republican, 1,133,621 votes
 5.67%
Andy Horning, Libertarian, 145,282 votes
 0.00%
James L. Johnson, Jr., Write-In, 15 votes
 0.00%
Amy Willis, Write-In, 3 votes
Out of 2,560,102 votes casts, the margin of victory was 147,560 (5.76%)
2018–U.S. Senate (Class 1) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
100.00%
Joe Donnelly (i)*, Democratic, 284,621 votes
Out of 284,621 votes casts, the margin of victory was 284,621 (100.00%)
2018–U.S. Senate (Class 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
51.01%
Mike Braun*, Republican, 1,158,000 votes
45.09%
Joe Donnelly (i), Democratic, 1,023,553 votes
 3.90%
Lucy Brenton, Libertarian, 88,551 votes
 0.00%
Nathan Altman, Write-In, 52 votes
 0.00%
Christopher Fischer, Write-In, 12 votes
 0.00%
James L. Johnson, Jr., Write-In, 6 votes
Out of 2,270,174 votes casts, the margin of victory was 134,447 (5.92%)
In the 12 races we have results for, Joe Donnelly had a record of 10-2. That includes a record of 4-2 in 6 general elections, and 6-0 in 6 primary elections.