Adam Benjamin, Jr.

Offices

Indiana House
District 1
In office
Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 4, 1970

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Indiana Senate
District 1
In office
Nov 4, 1970 to Nov 8, 1972

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
District 4
In office
Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 30, 1976

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Redistricted Into New District
Left: Assumed Other Office
U.S. House
District 1
In office
Jan 3, 1977 to Sep 7, 1982

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Died
Adam Benjamin, Jr. spent 15 years, 8 months, 28 days in office in Indiana, including 5 years, 8 months, 4 days at the federal level and 10 years, 24 days at the state level.

Elections

1976–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
71.30%
Adam Benjamin, Jr.*, Democratic, 121,155 votes
28.70%
Robert J. Billings, Republican, 48,756 votes
Out of 169,911 votes casts, the margin of victory was 72,399 (42.60%)
1978–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
80.26%
Adam Benjamin, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 72,367 votes
 19.32%
Owen W. Crumpacker, Republican, 17,419 votes
 0.43%
Christopher Martinson, U.S. Labor, 384 votes
Out of 90,170 votes casts, the margin of victory was 54,948 (60.94%)
1980–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
72.01%
Adam Benjamin, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 112,016 votes
27.99%
Joseph Douglas Harkin, Republican, 43,537 votes
Out of 155,553 votes casts, the margin of victory was 68,479 (44.02%)
In the 3 races we have results for, Adam Benjamin, Jr. had a record of 3-0. That includes a record of 3-0 in 3 general elections.