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I have created what I believe to be a more sustainable/stable 5-4 Democratic map.


1st Congressional District - Blue

Bloomington, Carmel (Parts), Columbus, Franklin, Indianapolis (Parts), Meridian Hills, Plainfield, Rocky Ripple, and Speedway.

Obama: 58.5%
McCain: 40.6%

- It would seem likely that several candidates from Indy would jump in. This would allow a clear path for a Bloomington candidate, ie. State Senate Minority Leader Vi Simpson. Excuse me, I mean Congresswoman Vi Simpson. Bloomington is the largest Democratic voting block in the district. Other possible candidates include Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan, State Senator Greg Taylor, State Rep. Jeb Bardon, State Rep. Peggy Welch, State Rep. Matt Pierce, State Rep. Edward DeLaney, State Rep. Cherrish Pryor, State Rep. Vanessa Summers.

2nd Congressional District - Green

Anderson, Beach Grove, Indianapolis (Parts) Lawrence, Muncie, Pendleton, and Southport.

Obama: 61.5%
McCain: 37.6%

3rd Congressional District - Dark Magenta

Monticello, Lake County, Rensselaer, and Valparaiso.

Obama: 60.1%
McCain: 39.0%

4th Congressional District - Red

Chesterton, Elkhart, Fort Wayne (Parts), Goshen, La Porte, Michigan City, Mishawaka, Portage, South Bend.

Obama: 58.4%
McCain: 40.6%

5th Congressional District - Gold

Evansville (Parts), Jeffersonville, Lafayette, New Albany, Newburgh, Tell City, Terra Haute, Vincennes, and West Lafayette.

Obama: 53.4%
McCain: 45.4%

6th Congressional District - Teal

Bedford, Brazil, Evansville (Parts), Greencastle, Princeton, Seymour, and Washington

Obama: 40.3%
McCain: 58.4%

7th Congressional - Dark Grey

Fort Wayne (Parts), Greenwood, Richmond, and Shelbyville.

Obama: 40.8%
McCain: 57.9%

8th Congressional District - Slate Blue

Fort Wayne (Parts), Logansport, Marion, and Warsaw.

Obama: 38.7%
McCain: 60.1%

9th Congressional District - Cyan

Brownsburg, Carmel (Parts), Crawfordsville, Fishers, Kokomo, Lebanon, Martinsville, and Noblesville.

Obama: 39.2%
McCain: 59.8%

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