Republican Todd Young wins U.S. Senate seat in Indiana, beating Democrat Thomas McDermott, Jr

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Republican incumbent Todd Young has been reelected as U.S. Senator for Indiana, according to the Associated Press.  

According to the IndyStar, Young is speaking to supporters at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. 

“The only way to ‘Make America Great Again’ is from the ground up,” Young said, according to the IndyStar.

Throughout the race, polling highly favored Young over Democratic opponent Thomas McDermott, Jr. and Libertarian James Sceniak. 

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Young’s campaign was focused on a commitment to conservative values. He is anti-abortion and supports the Second Amendment, and was instrumental in the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, according to his website. He has an A+ rating from the National Right to Life, the Susan B. Anthony List and the National Rifle Association. 

Young has been in Congress since 2010, when he was elected Indiana’s 9th House district representative. He held that position for three terms and, when former Republican Senator Dan Coats retired, Young announced his candidacy for Coats’ Senate seat and was elected in 2016. 

As a Senator, Young supported the Endless Frontier Act, which invested in science and technology education, and will strengthen U.S. manufacturing and innovation, which Young states on his website. He also wrote the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act, which led to increased police mental health funding. 

McDermott announced he conceded the race at the Nevermore Union Station venue, according to the IndyStarRepublican incumbent Todd Young has been reelected as U.S. Senator for Indiana, according to the Associated Press.  . 

According to the IndyStar, Young is speaking to supporters at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. 

Throughout the race, polling highly favored Young over Democratic opponent Thomas McDermott, Jr. and Libertarian James Sceniak. 

Young’s campaign was focused on a commitment to conservative values. He is anti-abortion and supports the Second Amendment, and was instrumental in the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, according to his website. He has an A+ rating from the National Right to Life, the Susan B. Anthony List and the National Rifle Association. 

Young has been in Congress since 2010, when he was elected Indiana’s 9th House district representative. He held that position for three terms and, when former Republican Senator Dan Coats retired, Young announced his candidacy for Coats’ Senate seat and was elected in 2016. 

As a Senator, Young supported the Endless Frontier Act, which invested in science and technology education, and will strengthen U.S. manufacturing and innovation, which Young states on his website. He also wrote the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act, which led to increased police mental health funding. 

McDermott announced he conceded the race at the Nevermore Union Station venue, according to the IndyStar.

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