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The Tuesday primary election has decided who runs for governor, US Representative and others

McCormick takes questions from the media during her brief Evansville press tour stop Thursday.
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Democrat Jennifer McCormick will run against Republican Mike Braun in the general election for Indiana governor in November.

Mike Braun is the Republican Nominee for governor; shake up at Vanderburgh County Commissioners as Amy Canterbury unseats Cheryl Musgrave as District 3 Commissioner nominee

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch was present at the event. "Our home is just a couple miles away from here and I for one, am personally excited about this project," she said.
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Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch of McCutchanville took the most votes for nominee in Vanderburgh County, but Mike Braun was the winner statewide.

Out of 131,628 registered voters in Vanderburgh County, 16,672 turned out for the primary.

That means a little over 12 percent voted in this primary, the race that determines who runs in November.

The results can be viewed here

The majority of the opposed races were on the Republican ticket. As a rule, the Vanderburgh County Democratic Party keeps their races unopposed.

Current Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch will not move on as the Republican Nominee for Governor. Though she took the most votes locally, statewide, among the five other candidates, Mike Braun was the winner.

She ran on a platform that included eliminating the flat 3.15 percent state income tax.

Braun will run against Democrat Jennifer McCormick.

The Republican nominee for District 8 US House is Mark Messmer. He took more than 34- percent in his crowded field of eight candidates.

There were also Township committeeman votes, and Republican state Convention Delegates among others.

New Republican nominee for District 3 County Commissioner Amy Canterbury
Amy Canterbury
New Republican nominee for District 3 County Commissioner Amy Canterbury

Incumbent Vanderburgh County Commissioner and President Cheryl Musgrave will not be the Republican nominee for District 3 following the Tuesday election.

Republican nominee Amy Canterbury defeated Musgrave by 537 votes. She’ll face democratic challenger Hope Fussner in November.

The Board of Commissioners of Vanderburgh County are the chief executive and the legislative body of the County government.

Canterbury said her plan, if elected in November, would be to network and cooperate with other county leaders.

“Because that's something I don't think my opponent has done,” she said. “And that just takes getting to know people and earning their trust, and starting to work together towards common goals.”

There were also several unopposed races on the Republican ticket such as the County Council and treasurer.

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