Americans for Prosperity-Indiana Congratulates 11 State Legislative Candidates on Primary Victories

May 9, 2024 by AFP

Indianapolis, IN – Americans for Prosperity Indiana (AFP-IN) celebrated the primary wins of 11 endorsed candidates running to serve Indiana in the State House and Senate. AFP-IN has utilized its grassroots capabilities to support principled candidates running for the highly contested state legislature primary races across Indiana. After making a push to reach more than 25,000 voters in the state, AFP-IN celebrates the nominations of these legislative candidates and looks forward to supporting them through the upcoming general election in November.

11 AFP-IN endorsed candidates were victorious in the primary election:

SD 07 State Sen. Brian Buchanan  

SD 16 State Sen. Justin Busch  

SD 24 Brett Clark  

HD 07 State Rep. Jake Teshka  

HD 24 Hunter Smith  

HD 49 State Rep. Joanna King 

HD 51 Tony Isa  

HD 52 State Rep. Ben Smaltz  

HD 66 State Rep. Zach Payne  

HD 71 Scott Hawkins  

HD 81 State Rep. Martin Carbaugh  

AFP-IN State Director Josh Webb released the following statement congratulating the candidates on their primary wins:      

“AFP-IN is thrilled to congratulate 11 policy champions on their primary election wins. Indiana voters made the right choice in nominating these candidates for the upcoming general election. The Hoosier state is one step closer in bringing economic growth, energy abundance, and education opportunity to people across the state.    

“We are incredibly proud of our activists who worked tirelessly to support these policy champions, and our grassroots powerhouse was a key player in this success. While we celebrate these wins, we are not done yet. We look forward to supporting these candidates all the way through the general election and seeing them elected to the General Assembly.”    


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