Mike Pence's Successor in Indiana Will Likely Support Gambling Expansion
That opened the door for two other candidates, and possibly gives the Democrats a more realistic chance of taking back the governorship for the first time since 2005.
In one corner is Indiana Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb, Pence’s right-hand man who was selected by the Indiana State Republican Committee to be their nominee following the governor’s withdrawal.
In the other corner is former Indiana State Representative John Gregg. In 2012, Gregg lost to Pence in the gubernatorial election by just three percent.