John T. Myers

Offices

U.S. House
District 7
In office
Jan 3, 1967 to Jan 3, 1997

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
John T. Myers spent 30 years, 8 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1966–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1966
54.33%
John T. Myers*, Republican, 79,864 votes
45.67%
Elden Creasy Tipton, Democratic, 67,135 votes
Out of 146,999 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,729 (8.66%)
1968–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1968
59.76%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 115,921 votes
40.24%
Elden Creasy Tipton, Democratic, 78,045 votes
Out of 193,966 votes casts, the margin of victory was 37,876 (19.52%)
1970–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1970
57.08%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 97,152 votes
42.92%
William D. Roach, Sr., Democratic, 73,042 votes
Out of 170,194 votes casts, the margin of victory was 24,110 (14.16%)
1972–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
61.62%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 128,688 votes
38.38%
Warren P. Henegar, Democratic, 80,145 votes
Out of 208,833 votes casts, the margin of victory was 48,543 (23.24%)
1974–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
57.10%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 100,128 votes
42.09%
Elden Creasy Tipton, Democratic, 73,802 votes
 0.81%
Harold P. Schlechtweg, Socialist Workers, 1,421 votes
Out of 175,351 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,326 (15.01%)
1976–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
62.70%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 130,005 votes
37.30%
John E. Tipton, Democratic, 77,355 votes
Out of 207,360 votes casts, the margin of victory was 52,650 (25.40%)
1978–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
56.31%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 86,955 votes
43.69%
Charlotte T. Zietlow, Democratic, 67,469 votes
Out of 154,424 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,486 (12.62%)
1980–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
66.07%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 137,604 votes
33.16%
Patrick D. Carroll, Democratic, 69,051 votes
 0.77%
Peter P. Tescione, Jr., Independent, 1,609 votes
Out of 208,264 votes casts, the margin of victory was 68,553 (32.91%)
1982–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
62.26%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 115,884 votes
37.74%
Stephen S. Bonney, Democratic, 70,249 votes
Out of 186,133 votes casts, the margin of victory was 45,635 (24.52%)
1984–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
67.27%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 147,787 votes
31.45%
Arthur E. Smith, Democratic, 69,097 votes
 1.28%
Barbara Bourland, Libertarian, 2,810 votes
Out of 219,694 votes casts, the margin of victory was 78,690 (35.82%)
1986–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
66.79%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 104,965 votes
31.61%
L. Eugene Smith, Democratic, 49,675 votes
 1.61%
Barbara Bourland, Libertarian, 2,523 votes
Out of 157,163 votes casts, the margin of victory was 55,290 (35.18%)
1988–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
61.79%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 130,578 votes
38.21%
Mark Richard Waterfill, Democratic, 80,738 votes
Out of 211,316 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,840 (23.58%)
1990–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
57.33%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 88,598 votes
42.22%
John William Riley, Sr., Democratic, 65,248 votes
 0.46%
Barbara Bourland, Write-In, 704 votes
Out of 154,550 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,350 (15.11%)
1992–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
59.48%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 129,189 votes
40.52%
Ellen E. Wedum, Democratic, 88,005 votes
Out of 217,194 votes casts, the margin of victory was 41,184 (18.96%)
1994–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
64.57%
John T. Myers (i)*, Republican, 101,947 votes
35.43%
Michael M. Harmless, Democratic, 55,941 votes
Out of 157,888 votes casts, the margin of victory was 46,006 (29.14%)
In the 15 races we have results for, John T. Myers had a record of 15-0. That includes a record of 15-0 in 15 general elections.