Your IDS guide to the 2024 Indiana primaries

Election season is upon us. Indiana’s Democratic and Republican primaries will occur May 7, selecting each party’s candidates for the November general election.

The IDS has localized our coverage to make sure you’re well-informed whenever and however you decide to vote. Along the top, you’ll find introductions to local and statewide candidates, along with our previous political coverage. Each section will be updated as we write full, detailed stories on candidates and information about each race.

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Local Candidates

Meet the candidates for County Council

This November, there will be three at-large county council seats up for grabs. The Monroe County Council is responsible for adopting the county’s annual budget and fixing tax rates to raise funds to meet budget requirements. The council also authorizes the county’s expenditures and approves job descriptions and salaries for all Monroe County offices.

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Meet the candidates for County Commissioner

Two seats on the Monroe County Board of Commissioners are up for election this fall. The Monroe County Board of Commissioners is responsible for auditing and authorizing claims against the county, maintaining county properties and supervising maintenance of county roads and bridges. The Board of Commissioners can also appoint members to fill positions on various county boards, committees and commissions.

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Meet the candidates for Local State House and Senate

In preparation for Election Day on Nov. 8, the Indiana Daily Student reached out to 30 candidates running for Bloomington, Monroe County or executive state of Indiana office to allow them to introduce themselves to voters.

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State and Federal Candidates

Meet the candidates for Governor

Indiana’s gubernatorial office is being fought for in a fierce Republican contest and less-balmy Democratic and Libertarian primaries. It is the most expensive gubernatorial primary in Indiana’s history.

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Meet the candidates for State Attorney General

Two Democrats — Destiny Scott Wells and Beth White — are seeking to unseat incumbent Attorney General Republican Todd Rokita, who is also running for reelection.

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Meet the candidates for U.S. Senate

Two Republicans and two Democrats are vying to represent the state in the U.S. Senate, filling an empty seat left by now-gubernatorial candidate Mike Braun.

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Countdown to the primaries

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