United States Senate election in Indiana, 1992

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United States Senate election in Indiana, 1992
Indiana
1990 ←
November 3, 1992 → 1998

  Daniel Coats.jpg JoeHogsett-USAttorney.jpg
Nominee Dan Coats Joe Hogsett
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,267,972 900,148
Percentage 57.3% 40.8%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Dan Coats
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Dan Coats
Republican

The 1992 United States Senate election in Indiana was held on November 3, 1992. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Dan Coats won re-election to his first full term.

Background[edit]

When incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Dan Quayle resigned from the Senate after being elected Vice President of the United States in 1988, Coats was appointed to Quayle’s former seat. He then won re-election to serve the remainder of the term in 1990.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

Overall[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Coats (Incumbent) 1,267,972 57.3%
Democratic Joseph Hogsett 900,148 40.8%
Libertarian Steve Dillon 35,733 1.6%
New Alliance Raymond Tirado 7,474 0.3%
No party Write-Ins 99 0.0%
Majority 367,824
Turnout 2,211,426
Republican hold Swing

By county[edit]

Coats won 79 of Indiana's counties compared to 13 for Hogsett.[3]

County Coats Votes Hogsett Votes Others Votes Total
Adams 65.8% 8,345 32.8% 4,149 1.4% 174 12,668
Allen 63.5% 75,991 34.7% 41,499 1.8% 2,207 119,697
Bartholomew 63.4% 17,034 34.2% 9,178 2.4% 631 26,843
Benton 59.1% 2,442 38.5% 1,590 2.4% 98 4,130
Blackford 57.2% 3,253 41.2% 2,342 1.6% 90 5,685
Boone 72.4% 12,043 26.2% 4,360 1.4% 230 16,633
Brown 61.4% 3,591 36.0% 2,103 2.6% 149 5,843
Carroll 56.9% 4,752 41.7% 3,477 1.4% 117 8,346
Cass 56.5% 8,759 41.8% 6,470 1.7% 257 15,486
Clark 43.9% 14,200 54.9% 17,716 1.2% 375 32,291
Clay 58.4% 5,890 40.0% 4,026 1.6% 161 10,077
Clinton 62.9% 7,514 35.1% 4,186 2.0% 244 11,944
Crawford 45.4% 2,109 53.7% 2,489 0.9% 40 4,638
Daviess 62.0% 6,395 36.9% 3,809 1.1% 109 10,313
Dearborn 57.2% 7,882 40.5% 5,573 2.3% 322 13,777
Decatur 63.5% 6,481 34.4% 3,500 2.1% 219 10,200
DeKalb 63.2% 9,117 35.3% 5,099 1.5% 211 14,427
Delaware 58.7% 28,811 38.7% 18,982 2.6% 1,279 49,072
Dubois 56.3% 8,359 42.2% 6,254 1.5% 221 14,834
Elkhart 68.8% 34,644 29.7% 14,949 1.5% 765 50,358
Fayette 53.5% 5,334 45.0% 4,481 1.5% 148 9,963
Floyd 47.1% 12,847 51.9% 14,181 1.0% 273 27,301
Fountain 54.8% 4,565 43.0% 3,578 2.2% 185 8,328
Franklin 58.1% 4,546 39.2% 3,061 2.7% 212 7,819
Fulton 59.3% 4,874 38.7% 3,175 2.0% 161 8,210
Gibson 47.7% 6,936 51.1% 7,424 1.2% 175 14,535
Grant 63.0% 17,696 35.4% 9,930 1.6% 445 28,071
Greene 51.7% 6,637 46.4% 5,954 1.9% 250 12,841
Hamilton 79.3% 43,490 18.5% 10,145 2.2% 1,195 54,830
Hancock 69.8% 14,267 27.7% 5,648 2.5% 506 20,421
Harrison 46.5% 6,256 51.9% 6,982 1.6% 213 13,451
Hendricks 73.7% 23,938 24.2% 7,863 2.1% 668 32,469
Henry 58.1% 11,465 39.9% 7,873 2.0% 404 19,742
Howard 57.3% 19,306 39.8% 13,412 2.9% 976 33,122
Huntington 68.1% 10,511 30.8% 4,750 1.1% 169 15,430
Jackson 57.4% 8,590 41.1% 6,151 1.5% 231 14,972
Jasper 61.1% 5,877 37.5% 3,602 1.4% 134 9,613
Jay 61.3% 5,195 37.0% 3,141 1.7% 142 8,478
Jefferson 48.0% 5,835 50.0% 6,067 2.0% 247 12,149
Jennings 55.6% 5,224 42.0% 3,936 2.4% 221 9,381
Johnson 71.5% 25,069 26.0% 9,131 2.5% 875 35,075
Knox 53.0% 8,683 44.2% 7,239 2.8% 464 16,386
Kosciusko 71.8% 17,624 26.7% 6,533 1.5% 375 24,532
LaGrange 66.9% 4,792 31.3% 2,240 1.8% 128 7,160
Lake 37.2% 66,132 60.8% 108,174 2.0% 3,627 177,933
LaPorte 49.5% 20,525 48.5% 20,082 2.0% 831 41,438
Lawrence 57.1% 9,315 41.2% 6,706 1.7% 275 16,296
Madison 54.3% 31,709 43.3% 25,279 2.4% 1,430 58,418
Marion 58.9% 179,213 39.1% 118,781 2.0% 5,999 303,993
Marshall 65.0% 10,268 34.0% 5,357 1.0% 165 15,790
Martin 51.7% 2,685 47.3% 2,450 1.0% 54 5,189
Miami 58.4% 7,638 40.1% 5,248 1.5% 192 13,078
Monroe 56.0% 23,409 40.0% 16,685 4.0% 1,654 41,748
Montgomery 69.6% 9,718 27.7% 3,860 2.7% 372 13,950
Morgan 69.3% 14,260 28.2% 5,807 2.5% 518 20,585
Newton 59.5% 3,021 38.0% 1,931 2.5% 129 5,081
Noble 63.7% 8,646 34.6% 4,692 1.7% 225 13,563
Ohio 50.7% 1,244 47.4% 1,164 1.9% 46 2,454
Orange 54.3% 4,280 44.0% 3,459 1.7% 131 7,870
Owen 58.1% 3,716 38.3% 2,450 3.6% 227 6,393
Parke 56.0% 3,962 41.9% 2,958 2.1% 149 7,069
Perry 41.7% 3,759 57.3% 5,167 1.0% 91 9,017
Pike 49.4% 3,104 49.0% 3,084 4.6% 100 6,288
Porter 55.0% 30,862 42.9% 24,109 2.1% 1,188 56,159
Posey 56.6% 6,433 41.5% 4,720 1.9% 214 11,367
Pulaski 56.9% 3,176 42.1% 2,353 1.0% 55 5,584
Putnam 64.7% 7,639 32.7% 3,864 2.6% 310 11,813
Randolph 60.6% 7,086 37.5% 4,372 1.9% 227 11,685
Ripley 60.6% 5,977 38.1% 3,754 1.3% 125 9,856
Rush 51.3% 4,090 46.7% 3,719 2.0% 156 7,965
Saint Joseph 54.3% 53,260 46.7% 43,785 1.0% 995 98,040
Scott 40.1% 2,778 58.7% 4,061 1.2% 81 6,920
Shelby 64.9% 10,227 33.6% 5,299 1.5% 244 15,770
Spencer 50.2% 4,630 49.4% 4,549 0.4% 41 9,220
Starke 50.4% 4,014 47.9% 3,816 1.7% 138 7,968
Steuben 64.0% 6,611 34.6% 3,573 1.4% 147 10,331
Sullivan 45.2% 3,649 53.1% 4,282 1.7% 138 8,069
Switzerland 45.5% 1,279 53.5% 1,500 1.0% 29 2,808
Tippecanoe 60.0% 29,129 36.8% 17,867 3.2% 1,561 48,557
Tipton 65.1% 5,063 33.2% 2,584 1.7% 129 7,776
Union 59.6% 1,705 38.4% 1,097 2.0% 57 2,859
Vanderburgh 54.9% 41,079 43.2% 32,300 1.9% 1,423 74,802
Vermillion 42.4% 3,293 55.3% 4,286 2.3% 178 7,757
Vigo 48.5% 19,436 49.1% 19,659 2.4% 948 40,043
Wabash 63.0% 8,992 35.7% 5,099 1.3% 189 14,280
Warren 52.2% 2,051 45.7% 1,793 2.1% 84 3,928
Warrick 55.1% 11,294 43.1% 8,850 1.8% 371 20,515
Washington 50.5% 4,661 48.1% 4,433 1.4% 125 9,219
Wayne 57.1% 15,246 40.9% 10,914 2.0% 524 26,684
Wells 65.5% 7,834 32.9% 3,926 1.6% 186 11,946
White 58.7% 5,893 38.8% 3,895 2.5% 249 10,037
Whitley 62.2% 7,229 35.4% 4,107 2.4% 283 11,619

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Midwest Senate roundup". USA TODAY. 1992-10-06. 
  2. ^ "United States Senator". Indiana of Secretary of State. 1992-11-03. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
  3. ^ "United States Senator by County". USA Elections. 1992-11-03. Retrieved 2008-11-08.