(AP) — The only Democrat seeking to run for the Senate seat being vacated
by Sen. Evan Bayh has missed out on qualifying for Indiana's May primary
Democratic chairman Dan Parker says Bloomington cafe owner Tamyra
d'Ippolito failed to submit the needed 500 signatures in the 7th
congressional district. The Marion County voter registration office
reports it received just three signatures for her by Tuesday's deadline.
That means the
state Democratic Party's 32-member central committee will choose the
party's Senate nominee for the November election.
candidates for U.S. Senate must submit 500 certified signatures in each of
the state's nine congressional districts to qualify for the primary
the central committee won't call a meeting until there's consensus for the
party's eventual choice