Melanie Wright

Offices

Indiana House
District 35
In office
Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 4, 2020

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Melanie Wright spent 6 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

2012–Indiana House (District 35) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Melanie Wright*, Democratic, 3,560 votes
Out of 3,560 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,560 (100.00%)
2012–Indiana House (District 35) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
50.77%
L. Jack Lutz (i)*, Republican, 14,676 votes
49.23%
Melanie Wright, Democratic, 14,229 votes
Out of 28,905 votes casts, the margin of victory was 447 (1.54%)
2014–Indiana House (District 35) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2014
100.00%
Melanie Wright*, Democratic, 2,958 votes
Out of 2,958 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,958 (100.00%)
2014–Indiana House (District 35) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2014
50.61%
Melanie Wright*, Democratic, 8,581 votes
49.39%
L. Jack Lutz (i), Republican, 8,375 votes
Out of 16,956 votes casts, the margin of victory was 206 (1.22%)
2016–Indiana House (District 35) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
100.00%
Melanie Wright (i)*, Democratic, 6,449 votes
Out of 6,449 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,449 (100.00%)
2016–Indiana House (District 35) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 2016
52.54%
Melanie Wright (i)*, Democratic, 15,630 votes
47.46%
Bill Walters, Republican, 14,119 votes
Out of 29,749 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,511 (5.08%)
2018–Indiana House (District 35) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2018
100.00%
Melanie Wright (i)*, Democratic, 4,326 votes
Out of 4,326 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,326 (100.00%)
2018–Indiana House (District 35) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
50.66%
Melanie Wright (i)*, Democratic, 12,799 votes
49.34%
Ben W. Fisher, Republican, 12,465 votes
Out of 25,264 votes casts, the margin of victory was 334 (1.32%)
2020–Indiana House (District 35) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, June 2, 2020
100.00%
Melanie Wright (i)*, Democratic, 4,948 votes
Out of 4,948 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,948 (100.00%)
2020–Indiana House (District 35) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 2020
55.27%
Elizabeth Rowray*, Republican, 16,767 votes
44.73%
Melanie Wright, Democratic, 13,570 votes
Out of 30,337 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,197 (10.54%)
In the 10 races for which we have results, Melanie Wright had a record of 8-2. That includes a record of 3-2 in 5 general elections, and 5-0 in 5 primary elections.