GOP pair retain seats

A pair of Republican incumbents kept their state representative seats, breezing to easy victories against their opponents.

Eric Koch, R-Bedford, defeated Libertarian challenger Al Cox to win the District 65 seat. In District 93, 10-term representative David Frizzell, R-Indianapolis, defeated first-time challenger Democrat Ryan Guillory.

Both incumbents ran on a platform of fiscal responsibility for the state, pointing to their record of helping balance the budget.

Koch received 1,820 votes for 81 percent of Johnson County’s vote, while Cox took 416 votes, or 19 percent. Final district results were unavailable.

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