The window to file for the May 7th Primary closed at noon on Friday.
The Republican ballot is set with both Nikki Haley and Donald Trump running for President of the United States. Jim Banks and John Rust will challenge it out for United States Senator from Indiana and the governor’s race is full with six candidates, Mike Braun, Brad Chambers, Suzanne Crouch, Eric Doden, Curtis Hill and Jamie Reitenour. Second District U.S. Representative Rudy Yakym doesn’t have a challenger.
Incumbent Jake Teshka, State Representative in District 7 will battel it out with Timothy Jaycox and incumbent Jack Jordan for State Representative in District 17 has no competition.
Looking locally at the Marshall County races, Tami Napier is the only candidate for Judge of the Marshall Superior Court #1, Sandra Dodson is the only candidate for Marshall County Treasurer, G Dean Byers is the only candidate for Marshall County Coroner and Craig Cultice is the only Republican candidate for County Surveyor.
There are three candidates for County Commissioner District 2, incumbent Mike Burroughs, Adam Faulstich and Steve Gorski. There are two candidates for County Commissioner District 3, Jesse Bohannon and Francis Ellert. There are also six candidates for the three County Council At-Large seats, Bill Githens, incumbent Tim Harman, incumbent Jim Masterson, Brandon Schadek, Deborah VanDeMark and Jeff Wojcik.
The Democratic Primary ballot has Joseph Biden for U.S. President, Marc Carmichael and Valerie McCray running for United States Senator from Indiana and Tamie Dixon-Talum and Jennifer McCormick are both running for Governor.
Lori Camp is the only candidate on the democratic ticket for U.S. Representative in the second district and Leon Smith is the only candidate for State Senator in District 8.
Locally the only Democratic county candidate for the May 7th Primary is Jeff Johnson for Marshall County Commissioner in District 2.