Danny Lee Burton

Offices

Indiana House
District 26
In office
Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 6, 1968

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Indiana Senate
District 19
In office
Nov 6, 1968 to Nov 4, 1970

Party: Republican
Assumed: Special Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Indiana House
District 44
In office
Nov 3, 1976 to Dec 5, 1980

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Indiana Senate
District 31
In office
Dec 4, 1980 to Nov 3, 1982

Party: Republican
Assumed: Appointed by Caucus
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. House
District 6
In office
Jan 3, 1983 to Jan 3, 2003

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
District 5
In office
Jan 3, 2003 to Jan 3, 2013

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Danny Lee Burton spent 40 years, 6 days in office in Indiana, including 30 years, 8 days at the federal level and 9 years, 11 months, 28 days at the state level.

Elections

1970–U.S. House (District 11) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1970
58.31%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 71,329 votes
41.69%
Danny Lee Burton, Republican, 50,990 votes
Out of 122,319 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20,339 (16.62%)
1982–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
64.94%
Danny Lee Burton*, Republican, 131,100 votes
35.06%
George G. Grabianowski, Democratic, 70,764 votes
Out of 201,864 votes casts, the margin of victory was 60,336 (29.88%)
1984–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
72.73%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 178,814 votes
26.75%
Howard O. Campbell, Democratic, 65,772 votes
 0.52%
Linda Dilk, Libertarian, 1,278 votes
Out of 245,864 votes casts, the margin of victory was 113,042 (45.98%)
1986–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
68.35%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 118,363 votes
30.86%
Thomas F. McKenna, Democratic, 53,431 votes
 0.79%
Pamela J. Webe, Libertarian, 1,371 votes
Out of 173,165 votes casts, the margin of victory was 64,932 (37.49%)
1988–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
72.89%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 192,064 votes
27.11%
George T. Holland, Democratic, 71,447 votes
Out of 263,511 votes casts, the margin of victory was 120,617 (45.78%)
1990–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
63.47%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 116,470 votes
36.53%
James Philip Fadely, Democratic, 67,024 votes
Out of 183,494 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,446 (26.94%)
1992–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
72.16%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 186,499 votes
27.84%
Natalie M. Bruner, Democratic, 71,952 votes
 0.00%
John Charles Peterson, Write-In, 4 votes
Out of 258,455 votes casts, the margin of victory was 114,547 (44.32%)
1994–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
77.03%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 136,876 votes
22.97%
Natalie M. Bruner, Democratic, 40,815 votes
Out of 177,691 votes casts, the margin of victory was 96,061 (54.06%)
1996–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1996
75.02%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 194,224 votes
23.05%
Carrie Jean Dillard-Trammell, Democratic, 59,661 votes
 1.93%
Fred C. Peterson, Libertarian, 5,003 votes
Out of 258,888 votes casts, the margin of victory was 134,563 (51.97%)
1998–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1998
72.01%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 135,250 votes
 16.76%
Bob Hidalgo Kern, Democratic, 31,472 votes
 11.20%
Joe Hauptmann, Libertarian, 21,032 votes
 0.04%
Douglas W. Garlinger, Independent, 73 votes
Out of 187,827 votes casts, the margin of victory was 103,778 (55.25%)
2000–U.S. House (District 6) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2000
70.35%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 199,207 votes
26.44%
Darin Patrick Griesey, Democratic, 74,881 votes
 3.21%
Joe Hauptmann, Libertarian, 9,087 votes
Out of 283,175 votes casts, the margin of victory was 124,326 (43.91%)
2002–U.S. House (District 5) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 7, 2002
83.81%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 65,022 votes
 16.19%
George T. Holland, Republican, 12,560 votes
Out of 77,582 votes casts, the margin of victory was 52,462 (67.62%)
2002–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 2002
71.97%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 129,442 votes
25.18%
Katherine Fox Carr, Democratic, 45,283 votes
 2.85%
Christopher Adkins, Libertarian, 5,130 votes
Out of 179,855 votes casts, the margin of victory was 84,159 (46.79%)
2004–U.S. House (District 5) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2004
86.38%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 83,136 votes
 9.17%
George T. Holland, Republican, 8,825 votes
 4.45%
Victor D. Wakley, Republican, 4,287 votes
Out of 96,248 votes casts, the margin of victory was 74,311 (77.21%)
2004–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2004
71.84%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 228,718 votes
25.96%
Katherine Fox Carr, Democratic, 82,637 votes
 2.20%
Rick Hodgin, Libertarian, 7,008 votes
Out of 318,363 votes casts, the margin of victory was 146,081 (45.88%)
2006–U.S. House (District 5) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 2, 2006
83.95%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 61,150 votes
 9.43%
Clayton L. Alfred, Republican, 6,869 votes
 6.62%
Victor D. Wakley, Republican, 4,822 votes
Out of 72,841 votes casts, the margin of victory was 54,281 (74.52%)
2006–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 2006
64.96%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 133,118 votes
31.41%
Katherine Fox Carr, Democratic, 64,362 votes
 3.63%
Sheri Conover Sharlow, Libertarian, 7,431 votes
 0.01%
John Miller, Write-In, 18 votes
Out of 204,929 votes casts, the margin of victory was 68,756 (33.55%)
2008–U.S. House (District 5) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
51.84%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 45,682 votes
45.05%
John McGoff, Republican, 39,701 votes
 3.11%
Clayton L. Alfred, Republican, 2,742 votes
Out of 88,125 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,981 (6.79%)
2008–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
65.55%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 234,705 votes
34.45%
Mary Etta Ruley, Democratic, 123,357 votes
Out of 358,062 votes casts, the margin of victory was 111,348 (31.10%)
2010–U.S. House (District 5) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
29.67%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 32,769 votes
27.62%
Allen Lucas (Luke) Messer, Republican, 30,502 votes
 18.72%
John McGoff, Republican, 20,679 votes
 8.88%
Michael B. Murphy, Republican, 9,805 votes
 8.49%
Brose McVey, Republican, 9,372 votes
 3.59%
Andy Lyons, Republican, 3,964 votes
 3.04%
Ann B. Adcook, Republican, 3,352 votes
Out of 110,443 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,267 (2.05%)
2010–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
62.14%
Danny Lee Burton (i)*, Republican, 146,899 votes
25.39%
Tim Crawford, Democratic, 60,024 votes
 7.73%
Richard Reid, Libertarian, 18,266 votes
 4.75%
Jesse Trueblood, Write-In, 11,218 votes
Out of 236,407 votes casts, the margin of victory was 86,875 (36.75%)
In the 21 races we have results for, Danny Lee Burton had a record of 20-1. That includes a record of 15-1 in 16 general elections, and 5-0 in 5 primary elections.