William Costas

Offices

Indiana Senate
District 5
In office
Nov 5, 1980 to Nov 9, 1988

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
William Costas spent 8 years, 6 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1978–U.S. House (District 2) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
56.53%
Floyd Fithian (i)*, Democratic, 82,402 votes
36.25%
Jay Philip Oppenheim, Republican, 52,842 votes
 6.43%
William Costas, Independent, 9,368 votes
 0.80%
James Hensley Logan, American Independent, 1,166 votes
Out of 145,778 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,560 (20.28%)
1986–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
73.44%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 86,983 votes
25.66%
William Costas, Republican, 30,395 votes
 0.56%
James E. Willis, Libertarian, 660 votes
 0.34%
Tracy E. Kyle, Workers League, 403 votes
Out of 118,441 votes casts, the margin of victory was 56,588 (47.78%)
1990–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1990
66.03%
Peter J. Visclosky (i)*, Democratic, 68,920 votes
33.97%
William Costas, Republican, 35,450 votes
Out of 104,370 votes casts, the margin of victory was 33,470 (32.06%)
In the 3 races we have results for, William Costas had a record of 0-3. That includes a record of 0-3 in 3 general elections.