Frank McCloskey

Offices

U.S. House
District 8
In office
Jan 3, 1983 to Jan 3, 1985

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Peers Refused to Seat
U.S. House
District 8
In office
May 1, 1985 to Jan 3, 1993

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Won Contested Election
Left: District Number Same, Counties Changed
U.S. House
District 8
In office
May 1, 1993 to Jan 3, 1995

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Frank McCloskey spent 11 years, 4 months, 10 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1982–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
51.39%
Frank McCloskey*, Democratic, 100,592 votes
48.09%
Hugh Joel Deckard (i), Republican, 94,127 votes
 0.51%
Robert F. Arnove, Citizens, 1,006 votes
Out of 195,725 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,465 (3.30%)
1984–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
49.83%
Frank McCloskey (i)*, Democratic, 116,645 votes
49.83%
Richard Dean McIntyre, Republican, 116,641 votes
 0.34%
Michael J. Fallahay, Libertarian, 806 votes
Out of 234,092 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4 (0.00%)
1986–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
53.02%
Frank McCloskey (i)*, Democratic, 106,662 votes
46.52%
Richard Dean McIntyre, Republican, 93,586 votes
 0.45%
Marilyn K. Stone, Libertarian, 909 votes
Out of 201,157 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,076 (6.50%)
1988–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
61.81%
Frank McCloskey (i)*, Democratic, 141,355 votes
38.19%
John L. Myers, Republican, 87,321 votes
Out of 228,676 votes casts, the margin of victory was 54,034 (23.62%)
1990–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
54.72%
Frank McCloskey (i)*, Democratic, 97,465 votes
45.28%
Richard Mourdock, Republican, 80,645 votes
Out of 178,110 votes casts, the margin of victory was 16,820 (9.44%)
1992–U.S. House (District 8) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
52.54%
Frank McCloskey (i)*, Democratic, 125,244 votes
45.33%
Richard Mourdock, Republican, 108,054 votes
 1.30%
John W. Taylor, Independent, 3,098 votes
 0.84%
Jimmy Gale Funkhouser, Jr., Libertarian, 2,001 votes
Out of 238,397 votes casts, the margin of victory was 17,190 (7.21%)
1994–U.S. House (District 8) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
52.43%
John Hostettler*, Republican, 93,529 votes
47.57%
Frank McCloskey (i), Democratic, 84,857 votes
Out of 178,386 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,672 (4.86%)
In the 7 races we have results for, Frank McCloskey had a record of 6-1. That includes a record of 6-1 in 7 general elections.