“We were $100s of millions in debt, now we’re in surplus,” he said. “We don’t need Obamacare. We created the Healthy Indiana Plan covering 40,000 more Hoosiers and became one of the top 10 states in job creation. Now we can use this as a model.”
In other local races, Republicans Greg Steuerwald (District 40), Jeffrey Thompson (District 28), and Robert Behning (District 91) earned State Representative seats.
Republicans Pete Miller and Michael Young both led in their State Senator elections handily as of press time as well.
In the superintendent of public education race, Glenda Ritz unseated Tony Bennett, who carried more than 57 percent of the vote in the county. Bennett conceded the race just before 11 p.m.