2019 Indianapolis City-County Council election

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All 25 seats on the Indianapolis City-County Council
13 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Vop Osili Mike McQuillen
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat District 11 District 4
Last election 13 seats 12 seats
Seats won 20 seats 5 seats

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Popular vote district

The 2019 Indianapolis City–County Council elections took place on November 5, 2019. With all 25 seats up for election. Before the elections Democrats held a 14–11-seat majority. Primaries for the council were held May 7, 2019.[1] Following the elections Democrats expanded their control of the council with a 20–5 majority.[2][3] This marked the first time in Indianapolis history that Democrats would hold a super majority on the council.[4] In the Indianapolis mayoral election held at the same time, Democrat Joe Hogsett beat Republican Jim Merritt 72% to 27%.[5]

Results summary

Parties Seats Popular Vote
2015 2019 Strength Vote Percent Change
Democratic Party 13 20 80% 98,562 65.189% +10.942%
Republican Party 12 5 20% 50,773 33.581% -10.445%
Libertarian Party 0 0 0% 1,283 0.849% -0.878%
Green Party 0 0 0% 75 0.050% +0.050%
Independent Party 0 0 0% 501 0.331% +0.331%
Totals 25 25 100% 151,194 100%

Results by district

City-County Council District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Leroy Robinson (incumbent) 5,154 72.4% +11.0
Republican Richard Anderson 1,967 27.6% -11.0
Turnout 7,121
City-County Council District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Keith Potts 6,463 61.7% +14.4
Republican Colleen Fanning (incumbent) 4,007 38.3% -10.8
Turnout 10.470
City-County Council District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Dan Boots 5,506 64.1% +21.4
Republican Dan Jones 3,088 35.9 -18.7
Turnout 8,594
City-County Council District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ethan Evans 4,114 52.2% +11.1
Republican Mike McQuillen (incumbent) 3,762 47.8% -11.1
Turnout 7,876
City-County Council District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Alison Brown 5,065 54.9% +10.1
Republican Adam Cox 4,167 45.1% -10.1
Turnout 9,232
City-County Council District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Crista Carlino 3,268 51.5% +12.3
Republican Janice Shattuck McHenry (incumbent) 3,076 48.5% -12.3
Turnout 6,344
City-County Council District 7
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Barth 7,025 87.2% +15.5
Republican Stu Rhodes 1,034 12.8% -15.5
Turnout 8,059
City-County Council District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Monroe Gray, Jr (incumbent) 5,884 85.1% +6.8
Republican Patrick Midla 1,028 14.9% -6.8
Turnout 6,912
City-County Council District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William Oliver (incumbent) 7,217 100% +17.4
Turnout 7,217
City-County Council District 10
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maggie Lewis (incumbent) 3,057 88.2% +8.1
Republican Clancy Arnold 480 11.8% -8.1
Turnout 3,537
City-County Council District 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Vop Osili (incumbent) 5,096 88.8% +2.2
Republican Evan Shearin 643 11.2% -2.2
Turnout 5,739
City-County Council District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Blake Johnson (incumbent) 4,043 72.5% +12.9
Republican Jerry Mahshie 1,337 24.0% -10.5
Libertarian Justin Harter 194 3.5% -2.4
Turnout 5,574
City-County Council District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Keith Graves 4,887 88.4% +4.2
Republican Jay Thompson 643 11.6% -4.2
Turnout 5,530
City-County Council District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic La Keisha Jackson (incumbent) 2,956 67.2% -13.5
Independent Derris Ross 988 22.7% +22.7
Republican Karl Henry 445 10.1% -9.2
Turnout 4,389
City-County Council District 15
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jessica McCormick 2,521 50.6% +12.8
Republican Andy Harris 2,464 49.4% -8.0
Turnout 4,985
City-County Council District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kristin Jones 1,721 52.8% +9.4
Republican Laura Giffel 1,464 44.9% -11.7
Green Mike Smith 75 2.3% +2.3
Turnout 3,260
City-County Council District 17
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Zach Adamson (incumbent) 4,641 79.1% -5.5
Republican Tom Sutton 637 10.9% -4.5
Independent Antonio Lipscomb 501 8.5% +8.5
Libertarian Paul Copeland 91 1.6% +1.6
Turnout 5,870
City-County Council District 18
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael-Paul Hart 2,638 52.9% -5.0
Democratic Duane Ingram 2,345 47.1% +5.0
Turnout 4,983
City-County Council District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David Ray (incumbent) 3,674 59.1% +7.0
Republican Tony Mendez 2,545 40.9% -7.0
Turnout 6,219
City-County Council District 20
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jason Holliday (incumbent) 2,297 53.5% -8.3
Democratic Phil Webster 1,998 46.5% +8.3
Turnout 4,295
City-County Council District 21
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frank Mascari (incumbent) 3,269 62.7% +2.6
Republican Tyler Richardson 1,947 37.3% -2.6
Turnout 5,216
City-County Council District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jared Evans (incumbent) 2,133 58.5% +4.4
Republican Jason Richey 1,516 41.5% -4.4
Turnout 3,649
City-County Council District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Annee 3,104 60.4% -19.8
Democratic Beverly McDermott-Piazza 2,038 39.6% +39.6
Turnout 5,142
City-County Council District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael Dilk 2,801 54.7% -45.3
Democratic Ben Brown 2,322 45.3% +45.3
Turnout 5,123
City-County Council District 25
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Brian Mowery (incumbent) 3,755 63.4% -2.8
Democratic Justin Braun 2,165 36.6% +9.5
Turnout 5,920

References

  1. ^ "PRIMARY ELECTION NIGHT REPORTING". Indiana Elections. May 7, 2019. Retrieved November 16, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Analysis: Indianapolis Democrats win big in City-County Council, flipping 6 seats". The Indy Channel. November 6, 2019. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "Democrats expand majority on City-County Council". Indianapolis Business Journal. November 5, 2019. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Seismic shift: Democrats win City-County Council supermajority". WTHR. November 6, 2019. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "'We're not done building yet': Joe Hogsett wins second term as Indianapolis mayor". Indy Star. November 5, 2019. Retrieved November 16, 2019.