Todd Rokita defeats Weinzapfel for Indiana Attorney General position

By US House of Reps ([1]) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Republican Todd Rokita has defeated his Democratic challenger, Jonathan Weinzapfel to win the Indiana Attorney General job.

Rokita is a former Congressman and Secretary of State who was the last candidate to enter the race for the nomination. Rokita grew up in Munster. He holds a B.A. degree from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, where he was an Eli Lilly Fellow.

He has a law degree from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. He was also the most vocal critic during the process of Hill, who was accused of groping four women in 2018.

Rokita defeated Republican incumbent Curtis Hill in the state primary. Back in May, Hill was suspended from practicing law for one month for the groping incident.

On election day, Rokita revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would watch election results from his home.


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