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2011 Indianapolis mayoral election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2011 Indianapolis mayoral election

← 2007 November 8, 2011 2015 →
Turnout29.9%
 
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Nominee Greg Ballard Melina Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 92,499 84,968
Percentage 51.3% 47.1%

Mayor before election

Greg Ballard
Republican

Elected Mayor

Greg Ballard
Republican

The Indianapolis mayoral election of 2011 took place on November 8, 2011. Voters elected the Mayor of Indianapolis, members of the Indianapolis City-County Council, as well as several other local officials. Incumbent Republican Greg Ballard was seeking a second term. Democrats nominated former deputy mayor Melina Kennedy to run against Ballard.[1][2] Ballard defeated Kennedy 51% to 47%.[3]

The Indianapolis City-County elections took place alongside the mayoral election, with Democrats taking a 16–13 majority.[3][4] This marked the first time in Indianapolis history that a Republican mayor would lead with a Democratic council.[5]

Candidates

Republican party

  • Greg Ballard, incumbent mayor

Democratic party

  • Melina Kennedy, former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development

Defeated in the primary

  • Sam Carson[6]
  • Ron Gibson
  • Brian Williams

Removed from ballot

Libertarian party

  • Chris Bowen

Campaign

Melina Kennedy was described as the "overwhelming favorite" to win the Democratic primary,[8] and succeeded in doing so.

The campaign was the most expensive in Indianapolis history, with the candidates raising a combined $6 million.[9] Representative André Carson, Sam Carson's nephew, endorsed Melina Kennedy.[10] Kennedy was also endorsed by The Indianapolis Star and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.[11][12]

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Greg
Ballard (R)
Melina
Kennedy (D)
Other Undecided
EPIC-MRA October 29–31, 2011 400 ± 4.9% 44% 33% 23%

Election results

Indianapolis mayoral election, 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Greg Ballard (incumbent) 92,499 51.3% +0.9%
Democratic Melina Kennedy 84,968 47.1% -0.1%
Libertarian Christopher Bowen 2,676 1.5 -0.8
No party Write-Ins 124 0.1
Turnout 181,168 29.9 +3.7
Majority 7,531 4.2
Republican hold Swing


Preceded by
2007
Indianapolis mayoral election
2011
Succeeded by
2015

References

  1. ^ "Dems, GOP slate their candidates for May 3 primary". The Indianapolis Star. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  2. ^ "Slating conventions to take on just a few contested races". The Indianapolis Star. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  3. ^ a b c "2011 General Election Results". Marion County Clerk's Office. 2011-11-09. Archived from the original on 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  4. ^ "Democrats take lead on City-County Council". The Indianapolis Star. 2011-11-09. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  5. ^ "Mayor Ballard faces Democratic-controlled council". WTHR. 2011-11-09. Retrieved 2011-11-09.
  6. ^ "Carson To Enter Indianapolis Mayoral Race". WRTV. 2011-02-10. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  7. ^ Howey, Brian A. (3 March 2011). "House walkout could impact mayoral races" (PDF). Howey Politics Indiana. 16 (26). Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  8. ^ a b Howey, Brian A. (24 February 2011). "First look at Indiana mayoral races" (PDF). Howey Politics Indiana. 16 (25). Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Expensive mayoral campaign winds down". WTHR. 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  10. ^ "Messy Family Stuff". onPolitix. 2011-02-14. Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  11. ^ "Editorial Board endorsement: City needs Kennedy". The Indianapolis Star. 2011-10-30. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  12. ^ "FOP endorses Kennedy for mayor". Indianapolis Recorder. 2011-09-08. Retrieved 2011-11-09.

External links

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