2011 South Bend, Indiana mayoral election
|Elections in Indiana|
The 2011 South Bend, Indiana mayoral election was held November 8, 2011.
After serving for fourteen years, incumbent mayor Steve Leucke did not seek reelection to another term.
The election was won by Pete Buttigieg, who, at 29 years of age, became the youngest mayor of an United States city with a population greater than 100,000.
Primaries were held for the Democratic and Republican parties on May 3.
Buttigieg won what was considered a surprisingly strong victory in the primary.
|Democratic||Michael J. Hamann||2,798||20.05|
|Democratic||Felipe N. Merino||32||0.23|
|Republican||Norris W. Curry, Jr.||655||65.83|
|Republican||William F. Davis||248||24.93|
|Republican||Wilson R. Taylor II||92||9.25|
|Republican||Norris W. Curry Jr.||2,884||19.38|
|Libertarian||Patrick M. Farrell||1,008||6.77|
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