We’ve been hearing quite a few things about candidates getting in and out of races for next year’s mid-term elections. Here’s what we know and heard so far.
We are told that Suzie Jaworoski is dropping out of the race for State Treasurer. She may be running for a new House Seat in Hamilton County. We hear that Hamilton County Councilmember Fred Glynn may be running as well.
Robert Turner has decided not to take on John Jacobs in House District 93, citing “family health reasons.” However, this week it was discovered that Turner is a defendant in civil litigation worth millions.
Craig Haggard, a veteran and former employee of the NRA Foundation has announced he’s running for the new seat in House District 57. In addition, former IPL/AES lobbyist Fred Mills has announced he is running as well.
Monroe County Commissioner Penny Githens (D) announced she will run for the District 62 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives next year. Jackson County Councilmember Dave Hall (R-Jackson County) is also running for the District 62 seat.
Karla Lopez Owens has announced she’s running in the new Senate District 46. She currently serves as the Director of Community Outreach at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.
We’re hearing a possible contender for the new statehouse district in Brownsburg (HD 24) is, former State Rep Matt Whetstone. Word is Whetstone is being discouraged about running due to his ties to the gaming industry, but he doesn’t think that will be a big issue.
Former State Rep. David Ober may be looking at running in the new House District 25 in the Zionsville area. Boone County Councilmember Aaron Williams might be considering a run as well.
Former State Rep. Karlee Macer of Indianapolis is announcing she is running for Wayne Township Trustee. Chuck Jones is not expected to run again.