Indiana’s primary comes late in an election season and typically doesn't play a consequential role in nominating presidents.
However, Hoosier voters were pivotal this year. Republican Ted Cruz dropped his presidential bid after losing Indiana. And Democrat Bernie Sanders bought his campaign more time with his defeat of frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
Earlier this week Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie Podcast and former NPR political editor, spoke with WBOI’s Katy Anderson about other strange moments in Indiana primary history.