Walter Paul Helmke, Sr.


Indiana Senate
District 7
In office
Nov 4, 1970 to Nov 8, 1972

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
District 14
In office
Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 6, 1974

Party: Republican
Assumed: Redistricted Into New District
Left: Ran For Other Office
Walter Paul Helmke, Sr. spent 4 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1974–U.S. House (District 4) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1974
John Edward Roush (i)*, Democratic, 83,604 votes
Walter Paul Helmke, Sr., Republican, 75,031 votes
Donald L. Harris, American, 2,584 votes
Out of 161,219 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,573 (5.32%)
In the 1 races we have results for, Walter Paul Helmke, Sr. had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.