Indiana U.S. House 7th district special election, 2008

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Indiana Congresswoman Julia Carson (D) died of lung cancer on December 15, 2007. She had represented the 7th district since 1996.

This winner of this election will finish her term in the 110th Congress (until the end of 2008).

  • Candidates: The candidates were chosen by party conventions on Jan. 12 and 13, 2008.
  • Dates: March 11, 2008
  • Comments: Carson won by 54-43%. Several Democrats have announced that they will run in the primary for the 111th Congress.

External Links

  • Politics1.com, Jan. 14, 2008.
  • Hopefuls Rev Up for Indiana Special Election Selection, CQ Politics.com, Jan. 11, 2008.
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