Pence’s Hendricks County Coordinator, Rob Kendall, complimented Gregg and said Hoosiers could look forward to Pence’s leadership.
“Mike Pence is a charismatic figure, a guy that has Hoosier values and knows how to express them,” Kendall said. “He knows how to represent this state. Anytime you can get government out of the way and empower people, that’s a good thing, and that’s what Mike has been about this entire career.
“I think Pence knew from the beginning that Gregg was going to run a great race and fight for every vote and he did just that. That’s why everyone has worked so hard over the past year.”
Todd Rokita kept his seat in the House in District 4 easing to a win over Tara Nelson (D).
Rokita applauded Hoosiers for allowing him another opportunity to tackle the issues in Washington, but said that Congress alone cannot fix what ails, and the real power is in informing voters to make their own decisions, something he hopes he continues to do.
“It’s an emotional night and there’s a lot of pride running through me and I’m humbled to get the chance to continue representing the people of Hendricks County and Indiana on serious issues, but at the same time a there’s feeling of humility that this is a process that isn’t universally practiced around the world. The power is with the people. I’m deeply humbled,” he said. “I give a lot of credit to Hoosier voters and taxpayers. I think that if you tell them the truth, they’ll reward the truth and they’ll act on it. Every generation of Hoosiers and Americans want the next generation to be better off.”
Rokita said Indiana has proven to be a sustainable model that the nation can look to emulate.