Don Bates, Jr.

Offices

We found no record of Don Bates, Jr. serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.

Elections

2010–U.S. Senate (Class 3) LOST
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
39.47%
Dan Coats*, Republican, 217,225 votes
29.25%
Marlin Stutzman, Republican, 160,981 votes
22.62%
John Hostettler, Republican, 124,494 votes
 4.48%
Don Bates, Jr., Republican, 24,664 votes
 4.18%
Richard Behney, Republican, 23,005 votes
Out of 550,369 votes casts, the margin of victory was 56,244 (10.22%)
2012–U.S. House (District 6) LOST
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
40.35%
Allen Lucas (Luke) Messer*, Republican, 32,859 votes
28.59%
Travis Hankins, Republican, 23,276 votes
 13.40%
Don Bates, Jr., Republican, 10,913 votes
 10.37%
William Gould Frazier, Republican, 8,446 votes
 2.88%
Joe Sizemore, Republican, 2,346 votes
 2.06%
Allen K. Smith, II, Republican, 1,679 votes
 1.21%
Joseph S. Van Wye, Sr., Republican, 989 votes
 1.13%
John Hatter, Republican, 917 votes
Out of 81,425 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,583 (11.76%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Don Bates, Jr. had a record of 0-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 primary elections.