As first reported weeks ago in the Cheat Sheet, Democrat State Representative Justin Moed of Indianapolis is getting a primary challenger.

Perry Township Advisory Board member Jason Fletcher has filed to run against Moed in House District 97.

Fletcher posted Wednesday on his Twitter page…

  • “I am very proud to announce that today I officially filed for Indiana State Representative, Indiana House 97.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Fletcher works in the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office as a criminal investigator and prior to that worked in the Perry Township Constable’s Office.

Moed was involved in a sexting scandal last March.  Naked pictures of him appeared on the website called  He reportedly was engaging in sexting with a woman known as Sydney Leathers who was involved with the downfall of former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

House District 97 encompasses parts of the near south and west sides of Indianapolis.

Moed was elected to the House in 2012.