Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr.

Offices

Indiana House
Marion County
In office
Nov 5, 1958 to Nov 9, 1960

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
U.S. House
District 11
In office
Jan 3, 1965 to Jan 3, 1973

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
U.S. House
District 11
In office
Jan 3, 1975 to Jan 3, 1983

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
District 10
In office
Jan 3, 1983 to Jan 3, 1997

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. spent 32 years, 13 days in office in Indiana, including 30 years, 8 days at the federal level and 2 years, 5 days at the state level.

Elections

1962–U.S. House (District 11) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1962
54.25%
Donald C. Bruce (i)*, Republican, 127,763 votes
45.75%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr., Democratic, 107,747 votes
Out of 235,510 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20,016 (8.50%)
1964–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1964
50.49%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr.*, Democratic, 149,342 votes
49.51%
Don A. Tabbert, Republican, 146,424 votes
Out of 295,766 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,918 (0.98%)
1966–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1966
55.75%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 65,624 votes
44.25%
Paul R. Oakes, Republican, 52,096 votes
Out of 117,720 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,528 (11.50%)
1968–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1968
53.08%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 80,015 votes
46.92%
Willie Warren Hill, Jr., Republican, 70,725 votes
Out of 150,740 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,290 (6.16%)
1970–U.S. House (District 11) WON
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%)
1972–U.S. House (District 11) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
51.23%
William H. Hudnut, III*, Republican, 95,839 votes
48.77%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i), Democratic, 91,238 votes
Out of 187,077 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,601 (2.46%)
1974–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
52.48%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr.*, Democratic, 81,508 votes
47.52%
William H. Hudnut, III (i), Republican, 73,793 votes
Out of 155,301 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,715 (4.96%)
1976–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
60.41%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 115,895 votes
39.00%
Lawrence Lee Buell, Republican, 74,829 votes
 0.59%
John A. Eineman, American, 1,135 votes
Out of 191,859 votes casts, the margin of victory was 41,066 (21.41%)
1978–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
57.24%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 61,504 votes
42.64%
Charles Edward Bosma, Republican, 45,809 votes
 0.12%
Henry Slubowski, Socialist Workers, 128 votes
Out of 107,441 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,695 (14.60%)
1980–U.S. House (District 11) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
57.25%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 105,468 votes
42.75%
Sheila Suess, Republican, 78,743 votes
Out of 184,211 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,725 (14.50%)
1982–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
66.72%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 114,674 votes
33.16%
Michael A. Carroll, Republican, 56,992 votes
 0.11%
David W. Ellis, Socialist Workers, 197 votes
Out of 171,863 votes casts, the margin of victory was 57,682 (33.56%)
1984–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
58.97%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 115,274 votes
40.59%
Joseph P. Watkins, Republican, 79,342 votes
 0.45%
Bradford L. Warren, Libertarian, 877 votes
Out of 195,493 votes casts, the margin of victory was 35,932 (18.38%)
1986–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
57.75%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 68,817 votes
41.17%
Jim Eynon, Republican, 49,064 votes
 1.08%
Fred C. Peterson, Libertarian, 1,285 votes
Out of 119,166 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,753 (16.58%)
1988–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
60.54%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 105,846 votes
39.46%
James C. Cummings, Republican, 68,978 votes
Out of 174,824 votes casts, the margin of victory was 36,868 (21.08%)
1990–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
66.43%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 69,362 votes
33.57%
Janos Horvath, Republican, 35,049 votes
Out of 104,411 votes casts, the margin of victory was 34,313 (32.86%)
1992–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
63.97%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 117,604 votes
35.02%
Janos Horvath, Republican, 64,378 votes
 1.01%
Carolyn P. Sackett, New Alliance, 1,849 votes
Out of 183,831 votes casts, the margin of victory was 53,226 (28.95%)
1994–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
53.46%
Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 58,573 votes
46.54%
Marvin Scott, Republican, 50,998 votes
Out of 109,571 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,575 (6.92%)
In the 17 races we have results for, Andrew (Andy) James Jacobs, Jr. had a record of 15-2. That includes a record of 15-2 in 17 general elections.