Jonathan Elrod

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Jonathan Elrod is a Republican candidate for the 7th Congressional District of Indiana

Jonathan Elrod is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 7th Congressional District (map) of Indiana. On May 6, 2008 Elrod won the Republican primary.[1] He was challenging incumbent Rep. Andre Carson in the November election, but in June decided to withdraw from the race to focus on a return to the state legislature.[2]


Positions, record and controversies


2008 elections

On March 11, 2008, Elrod was defeated in a special election by Andre Carson to fill the remainder of Julia Carson's term.[3] On May 6, 2008 Elrod won the Republican primary[4] and Carson won the Democratic primary[5], setting up a rematch between the two candidates in the November election. However, Elrod withdrew from the race in June.[2]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.

Committees and affiliations



More background data


Elrod for Congress
425 Orange Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Articles and resources

See also


  1. AP "Indiana-Summary Vote Results" The Courier Journal, May 7, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 Brendan O'Shaughnessy, "Elrod looks to return to seat in Statehouse," The Indianapolis Star, June 18, 2008
  3. Charles Wilson, AP "Late Ind. Rep.’s Grandson Wins Election" The Las Vegas Sun, March 12, 2008, Accessed March 12, 2008
  4. AP "Indiana-Summary Vote Results" The Courier Journal, May 7, 2008
  5. AP and Tribune Reports, " Hill, 4 other Indiana congressmen win primary victories" The Tribune (Seymour, Indiana), May 6, 2008

External resources

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