2007 Indianapolis City-County Council election

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The 2007 Indianapolis City–County Council elections took place on November 6, 2007. All 29 seats were up for re-election, 25 districts and 4 at-large seats, on the Indianapolis City–County Council. Seven of the seats were unopposed, 4 held by Democrats and 3 held by Republicans.[1] Prior to the elections Democrats held a 15-14 seat majority. Following the elections Republicans gained control of the council with a 16-13 majority.[2]

The Indianapolis mayoral election took place alongside the council elections.[3]

Results by district[edit]

The following are the final results from the Marion County Clerk, Beth White.[3]

City-County Council District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic José Evans 3,820 49.3%
Republican Bruce Henry 3,703 47.8%
Libertarian Margaret Kantz 225 2.9%
Turnout 7,748
Democratic gain from Republican Swing
City-County Council District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Angela Mansfield (incumbent) 3,902 52.1%
Republican Bruce Schumacher 3,592 47.9%
Turnout 7,494
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ryan Vaughn (incumbent) 6,228 64.4%
Democratic Cody Kendall 3,448 35.6%
Turnout 9,676
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Christine Scales 4,751 51.3%
Democratic Carey Hamilton 4,507 48.7%
Turnout 9,258
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Virginia Cain 6,094 100.0%
Turnout 6,094
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Janice McHenry 3,307 60.3%
Democratic Frank Scott, Jr. 2,176 39.7%
Turnout 5,483
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 7
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Cherrish Pryor (incumbent) 3,496 100.0%
Turnout 3,496
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Monroe Gray, Jr. (incumbent) 4,848 57.1%
Republican Kurt Webber 3,650 42.9%
Turnout 8,498
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jackie Nytes (incumbent) 4,849 100.0%
Turnout 4,849
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 10
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic William Oliver (incumbent) 3,269 100.0%
Turnout 3,269
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Bateman (incumbent) 4,402 60.1%
Republican Michael Healy 2,929 39.9%
Turnout 7,331
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Michael McQuillen 4,444 57.8%
Democratic Sherron Franklin (incumbent) 3,247 42.2%
Turnout 7,691
Republican gain from Democratic Swing
City-County Council District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert Lutz (incumbent) 3,895 65.8%
Democratic Anna Peay 1,865 31.6%
Libertarian Bob Djordjevich 156 2.6%
Turnout 5,916
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mariliyn Pfisterer (incumbent) 2,358 61.2%
Democratic Gloria Jean Harvey 1,494 38.8%
Turnout 3,852
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 15
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic André Carson (incumbent) 3,704 100.0%
Turnout 3,704
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Brian Mahern 1,911 61.5%
Republican Scott Keller (incumbent) 1,092 35.1%
Libertarian Paul Dijak-Robinson 107 3.4%
Turnout 3,110
Democratic gain from Republican Swing
City-County Council District 17
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mary Moriarty Adams (incumbent) 2,846 51.9%
Republican Gary Whitmore 2,639 48.1%
Turnout 5,485
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 18
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Vernon Brown (incumbent) 2,725 56.6%
Republican Adam Longworth 2,086 43.4%
Turnout 4,811
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dane Mahern (incumbent) 1,666 51.6%
Republican Harry Liggett 1,563 48.4%
Turnout 3,229
Democratic hold Swing
City-County Council District 20
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican N. Susie Day (incumbent) 2,962 54.0%
Democratic Keric Fitzgerald 2,319 42.3%
Libertarian Barry Campbell 201 3.7%
Turnout 5,482
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 21
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Benjamin Hunter (incumbent) 5,015 64.4%
Democratic Joe Billerman 2,770 35.6%
Turnout 7,785
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bob Cockrum (incumbent) 4,577 64.9%
Democratic Steve Terrell 2,252 32.0%
Libertarian Mohinder Dindiyal 217 3.1%
Turnout 7,046
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jeff Cardwell (incumbent) 4,893 73.4%
Democratic Earl Williams 1,774 26.6%
Turnout 6,667
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mike Speedy (incumbent) 5,215 100.0%
Turnout 5,215
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council District 25
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Lincoln Plowman (incumbent) 7,666 100.0%
Turnout 7,666
Republican hold Swing
City-County Council At-large
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kent Smith 80,708 12.9%
Republican Barbara Malone 77,485 12.4%
Democratic Joanne Sanders (incumbent) 73,180 11.8%
Republican Ed Coleman 72,495 11.6%
Republican Michael Hegg 71,782 11.5%
Democratic Rozelle Boyd (incumbent) 71,267 11.5%
Democratic Ron Gibson (incumbent) 70,130 11.3%
Democratic Lonnell Conley (incumbent) 63,831 10.2%
Libertarian Allison Maguire 12,735 2.0%
Libertarian Timothy Maguire 12,275 2.0%
Libertarian Kevin Fleming 9,349 1.5%
Libertarian Webster Smith 8,260 1.3%
Turnout 623,497


Preceded by
2003
Indianapolis City-County Council elections
2007
Succeeded by
2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City-County Council candidates". WTHR. 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  2. ^ "GOP Poised To Control Indy With Council Wins". RTV6. 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ a b "2007 General Election Results". Marion County Clerk's Office. 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2008-11-01.