Thomas Saunders

Offices

Indiana House
District 54
In office
Nov 6, 1996 to Present

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Thomas Saunders spent 24 years, 2 months, 17 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

2008–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 5,916 votes
Out of 5,916 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,916 (100.00%)
2008–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
66.51%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 16,631 votes
33.49%
Rex Bell, Libertarian, 8,374 votes
Out of 25,005 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,257 (33.02%)
2010–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 7,364 votes
Out of 7,364 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,364 (100.00%)
2010–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
56.70%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 10,492 votes
22.51%
Bruce Gaylor, Democratic, 4,166 votes
20.78%
Rex Bell, Libertarian, 3,846 votes
Out of 18,504 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,326 (34.19%)
2012–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 7,431 votes
Out of 7,431 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,431 (100.00%)
2012–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
73.09%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 15,842 votes
26.91%
Jeremiah Morrell, Libertarian, 5,834 votes
Out of 21,676 votes casts, the margin of victory was 10,008 (46.18%)
2014–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2014
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 4,855 votes
Out of 4,855 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,855 (100.00%)
2014–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2014
73.23%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 9,444 votes
26.77%
Brad Owens, Libertarian, 3,452 votes
Out of 12,896 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,992 (46.46%)
2016–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 10,224 votes
Out of 10,224 votes casts, the margin of victory was 10,224 (100.00%)
2016–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 2016
72.77%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 17,726 votes
27.11%
Zachary B. Lee, Libertarian, 6,605 votes
 0.12%
Jeffrey D. Embry, Write-In, 29 votes
Out of 24,360 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,121 (45.66%)
2018–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2018
68.24%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 5,239 votes
31.76%
Jeffrey D. Embry, Republican, 2,438 votes
Out of 7,677 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,801 (36.48%)
2018–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
100.00%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 17,179 votes
Out of 17,179 votes casts, the margin of victory was 17,179 (100.00%)
2020–Indiana House (District 54) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, June 2, 2020
67.90%
Thomas Saunders (i)*, Republican, 5,256 votes
32.10%
Jeffrey D. Embry, Republican, 2,485 votes
Out of 7,741 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,771 (35.80%)
2020–Indiana House (District 54) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 2020
100.00%
Thomas Saunders*, Republican, 23,508 votes
Out of 23,508 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,508 (100.00%)
In the 14 races for which we have results, Thomas Saunders had a record of 14-0. That includes a record of 7-0 in 7 general elections, and 7-0 in 7 primary elections.