Decision 2012: On the record

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WTHR sat down with the candidates in the races for Indiana governor and US Senate.

We asked the Senate candidates the following questions:

1. What are the three most critical issues facing the country?

2. Is bipartisanship key to solving the country's debt crisis? How do you achieve it?

3. What can be done now to accelerate the economic recovery?

4. What issue would you champion in the US Senate to benefit the state of Indiana?

5. How difficult will it be to reform the tax code system?

Click a candidate's picture to see their answers, or click on the corresponding video clip above. 

Richard Mourdock  - R                               

 

Joe Donnelly - D

  

Andrew Horning - L

 

We asked the gubernatorial candidates the following questions:

1. What are the 3 most critical issues facing the state?

2. What will you do to maintain the state budget surplus?

3. Sixty-one percent of Indiana children are NOT enrolled in pre-school. What should Indiana do to get more children in preschool?

4. Do you think Indiana's new Right To Work law should be struck down or do you support its implementation?

5. Indiana's unemployment rate is currently 8.2 percent while the national rate is lower at 7.8 percent. What will you do to lower the state unemployment rate?

Click a candidate's picture to see their answers, or click on the corresponding video clip above.

Note: The campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence has declined our offer to reschedule and take part in our On The Record project. Pence's campaign, however, did participate in our Candidate Survey. See his answers here.

John Gregg - D                     

 

Rupert Boneham - L