4 Notre Dame grads re-elected to Congress.Although Joe Kernan lost in his bid to remain Indiana’s governor, four other University of Notre Dame graduates were re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s election.
Democrat Peter Visclosky, a 1973 Notre Dame Law School graduate, won a 10th term in Congress representing Indiana’s 1st District, and Republican Mark Souder, who earned an MBA from Notre Dame in 1974, was elected to a sixth term in Indiana’s District 3.
Republicans Peter King and Michael Ferguson also were re-elected to their eighth and third terms in New York and New Jersey, respectively. King earned a law degree in 1968, and Ferguson earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1992.
Kernan, a 1968 Notre Dame graduate, lost to Republican challenger Mitch Daniels.
Justice Alan Page, a 1967 graduate, was re-elected to the Minnesota Supreme Court.