Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis

Offices

Indiana House
District 17
In office
Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 4, 1970

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. House
District 5
In office
Jan 3, 1971 to Jan 3, 1987

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: District Number Same, Counties Changed
U.S. House
District 5
In office
Jan 3, 1983 to Jan 3, 1987

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis spent 24 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, including 20 years, 5 days at the federal level and 3 years, 11 months, 26 days at the state level.

Elections

1970–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1970
56.00%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis*, Republican, 86,199 votes
44.00%
Kathleen Z. Williams, Democratic, 67,740 votes
Out of 153,939 votes casts, the margin of victory was 18,459 (12.00%)
1972–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1972
64.13%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 124,692 votes
35.87%
Kathleen Z. Williams, Democratic, 69,746 votes
Out of 194,438 votes casts, the margin of victory was 54,946 (28.26%)
1974–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
56.55%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 95,331 votes
43.45%
William T. Sebree, Democratic, 73,239 votes
Out of 168,570 votes casts, the margin of victory was 22,092 (13.10%)
1976–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
61.74%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 127,194 votes
38.26%
William C. Stout, Democratic, 78,807 votes
Out of 206,001 votes casts, the margin of victory was 48,387 (23.48%)
1978–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
67.61%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 94,950 votes
32.39%
Max Ervin Heiss, Democratic, 45,479 votes
Out of 140,429 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,471 (35.22%)
1980–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
61.70%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 129,474 votes
38.30%
Nels Ackerson, Democratic, 80,378 votes
Out of 209,852 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,096 (23.40%)
1982–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1982
61.07%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 105,469 votes
38.93%
Allen B. Maxwell, Democratic, 67,238 votes
Out of 172,707 votes casts, the margin of victory was 38,231 (22.14%)
1984–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
67.92%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 143,560 votes
31.53%
Allen B. Maxwell, Democratic, 66,631 votes
 0.55%
David E. Osterfield, Libertarian, 1,164 votes
Out of 211,355 votes casts, the margin of victory was 76,929 (36.39%)
In the 8 races we have results for, Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis had a record of 8-0. That includes a record of 8-0 in 8 general elections.