Live election updates
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The polls have closed, and the counting has started after Hoosiers went to the polls Tuesday to select party candidates for November’s general election and to decide on whether to fund school referendums.
Incumbent Joe Hogsett, a Democrat, and Republican Jefferson Shreve will likely face each other in November’s general election. With all vote centers counted. Hogsett had 58% of the votes over other contenders, and Shreve had 66% of the votes over three other contenders.
Indianapolis Public Schools referendum
With all voter centers counted, “yes” won over “no,” 59% to 41%. IPS had asked voters for $410 million to fund athletic fields, new windows, fresh sidewalks, and a brand new 650-student elementary school. Upgrades were planned for 23 schools.
Speedway Schools referendum
With all voter centers counted, “yes” won over “no,” 79% to 21%.
Warren Township Schools referendum
With all voter centers counted, “yes” leads “no,” 52% to 48%.
With all Hamilton County precincts reporting, here are results from the Republican race for Carmel mayor: Sue Finkam, 4,595 votes, 36%; Kevin Woody Rider, 4,092, 32%; and Fred Glynn, 4,048, 32%.
With all Hamilton County precincts reporting, here are results from the Republican race for Westfield mayor: Scott Willis, 3,506 votes, 45%; Jake Gilbert, 3,265, 42%; and Kristen Burkman, 992, 13%.
John Stehr won the Republican race for Zionsville mayor with 3,432 votes over contender Jane Burgess with 2,781 votes. The current mayor, Democrat Emily Styron, is not seeking reelection, and Democrats did not have a mayoral candidate on Tuesday’s ballot.
Democratic incumbent Thomas Broderick Jr. won the Democratic bid and Jon Bell won the Republican bid to face off in November’s general election, based on Tuesday’s ballot tallies. Broderick received 47% of the vote over two opponents. Bell’s race was closer; he received 853 votes while Robert Jozwiak received 849 and Carol Miller received 840.
With all Monroe County precincts reporting, here are the results in the Democratic primary: Kerry Thompson, 3,444 votes, 43%; Susan Sandberg, 2,644, 33%; and Don Griffin, 1,924, 24%.
In the Republican primary, incumbent Mayor Judy Sheets received 944 votes. Contender John Kirby received 776 votes.
In the Democratic primary, Deborah Whitfield received 2,205 votes over Shawn Denney, who received 651 votes. In November, she will likely face Republican candidate David Hoffman, who was unopposed.
In the Republican primary, incumbent Matthew Gentry received 946 votes. Contender Kevin Van horn received 658 votes.
In the Republican primary, incumbent Kenneth Costin received 42% of the 1,624 votes. Scotty Manley received 36%; Shannon Kohl, 21%.
In the Republican primary, incumbent Dan Ridenour won with 83% of the 1,799 votes over Tony Cox.
In the Republican primary, incumbent Matt Nicholson won 59% of the 1,720 votes over Dan Robison.
Marion County turnout
Marion County Election Board said 78,237 voters cast ballots in the election. A total of 15,566 voted before Tuesday.