Election Notes GOVERNORS: First Son, First Finishes

First Son, First Finishes

Dan Quayle gave a boost to the Republican ticket in Indiana, but Hoosier Democrats won with a favorite son of their own: Evan Bayh, 32, offspring of former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh. Handily defeating Lieutenant Governor John Mutz, 53, he became the first Democrat to run the state in 20 years. Bayh has served 22 months as secretary of state, in contrast to Mutz's twelve years in the statehouse and senate, but the young Democrat successfully moved away from his father's liberalism and attacked Mutz for backing tax increases and state subsidies for foreign investors.

The Democrats also picked up a...

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