Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett wins third time period over Jefferson Shreve

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The Democrat is now the primary mayor previously 4 many years to be reelected to a 3rd time period.

At 8:52 p.m., with 78 % of vote facilities reporting, Hogsett had 59 % of the vote and Shreve had 41 %.

The race has been the costliest ever for Indianapolis mayor, with virtually $16 million shelled out by the 2 candidates’ campaigns as of Oct. 13. Consultants mentioned Shreve has been Hogsett’s strongest opponent, at the least financially, within the Democrat’s three mayoral bids and in addition been probably the most seen, as his $14.5 million marketing campaign — principally self-funded — allowed him to flood Indianapolis airwaves with dozens and dozens of adverts.

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Hogsett turns into the one Indianapolis mayor aside from Republican Invoice Hudnut to serve greater than two phrases since 1970, when Unigov consolidated town and county governments. 

If Shreve had been elected mayor, he would have been the primary Republican candidate to win countywide since 2011, when Republican Mayor Greg Ballard received his bid for a second time period.

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After an October ballot by Indy Politics, Crossroads Public Affairs and ARW Methods confirmed Hogsett within the lead however voters cut up on crime, voters appeared to see the race as a selection between “the lesser of two evils,” Laura Wilson, a College of Indianapolis political professional, mentioned.

“Neither candidate is particularly fashionable or properly preferred,” she mentioned, noting Hogsett had a 46% approval score but was main Shreve by 10 factors within the ballot a month earlier than Election Day.

Contact IndyStar reporter Ko Lyn Cheang at [email protected] or 317-903-7071. Observe her on Twitter: @kolyn_cheang.

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