Candidate filing for the May primary is closed and the slates are set for both parties to see who will make the November election ballot.
Races are slated from the federal level to the state and county levels on the Republican and Democrat ballots in May.
At the federal level races will be for U.S. Representative District 3 on both the party ballots with the Democrats also having a race for U.S. Representative District 2. At the state level there will be a race for the nomination for State Representative District 22 and on the county level races will be on the Republican ballot for the offices of judge, Kosciusko Superior Court 1 and 2 as well county commissioner southern district.
Mark William Baringer, James (Jim) E. Mahoney III and Marlin A. Stutzman for the U.S. Representative District 3 nomination.
Rebecca Kubacki and Curt Nisly will be vying for the nomination for State Representative District 22.
David C. Cates, Stephen P. Harris and Chad Miner have all filed their candidacies for Superior Court 1 judge.
There will be a race between Torrey J. Bauer, Mark E. Caruso and Tyler S. Haines for the ballot position for Superior Court 2 judge.
The southern district county commissioner seat race will be between incumbent Robert M. (Bob) Conley and Jonathan (Jon) Fussle.
Residents in Seward Township will choose between Aime Hoffman and Robert Edling for the trustee nomination.
There will also be a race for the nomination for township advisory boards in a number of townships. Races will be in townships of:
Jefferson — Robert Riley, Dee Ann Beer, Jane Hunsberger and Arlen Mullet
Plain — Robert W. Bishop, Tyler Huffer, Craig A. Charlton and Dan Gast
Tippecanoe — Jonathan Jon T. Tyler, Steve P. Carson, James M. (Jim) Rhodes and Richard Owen
Additional candidates to be found on the Republican ballot include:
U.S. Representative District 2 — Jackie Walorski
State Representative District 18 — Dave Wolkins
Judge Kosciusko Superior Court 3 — Joe V. Sutton
Prosecuting Attorney, 54th Judicial District — Daniel H. Hampton
County Auditor — Michelle L. Puckett
County Recorder — Joetta Mitchell
County Sheriff — C. Aaron Rovenstine
County Assessor — Susan D. Engelberth
County Council District 1 — Doug Heinisch
County Council District 2 — James R. Moyer
County Council District 3 — Bradley J. Tandy
County Council District 4 — Jon L. Garber
Syracuse Town Council District 1 — Larry Siegel
Syracuse Town Council District 2 — Paul A. Stoelting
Filings for township trustees include:
Clay — Helen I. Brown
Etna — Gary Sponseller
Franklin — Trillia Gearhart
Harrison — Tracy Moyer
Jackson — Gwendolyn L. Ostrom
Jefferson — Beth Krull
Lake — Molly Bradford
Monroe — Joshua Spangle
Plain — Jerry Kammerer
Prairie — Julie A. Goon
Seward — Aime Hoffman and Robert Edling
Tippecanoe — Steve Ward
Turkey Creek — Barbara Griffith
Van Buren — Rebecca Alles
Washington — Dean Rhodes
Wayne — Sheila K. Burner
Additional filings for township advisory board members include:
Clay — Donald L. Morris, Danny D. Ransbottom and Daniel E. Willis
Etna — Joe R. Mooney and Tony Tribalski
Franklin — William A. Leininger, James L. Eads and Paul Haist
Harrison — Joseph C. Good, Steven Sponseller and Gerald Weirick
Jackson — Ray P. Fisher, Marcia J. Dierks and Jill Slater
Lake — Kathleen A. Lokotar and Wayne Spratt
Monroe — Patrick Landrigan and Sonya Hathaway
Prairie — Virginia Baker, Gordon R. Drake and Marjorie Himes
Scott — John R. Mast
Seward — Allison T. McSherry, Keven Hohman and Bruce Lankenae
Turkey Creek — Dennis R. Darr, John D. Heckaman and Kimberly Miller-Cates
Van Buren — Harry Doty, Robert L. Beer and Stephen Unruh
Washington — Roger S. Thomas and James A. Craig
Wayne — Robert J. Bishop, Gordon Nash and Erin N. Jones
Vying for the nomination for U.S. Representative District 2 will be Joe Bock, Douglas M. Carpenter, Bob Kern and Dan Morrison.
Justin Kuhnle, Jim Redmond and Tommy A. Schrader will be seeking the nomination for U.S. Representative District 3.
Additional filings for nominations on the Democrat primary ballot include:
State Representative District 22 — David C. Kolbe
County Commissioner Southern District — Gale G. Owens
County Council District 4 — Dan Damron
Clay Township Trustee – Adam Hyde
Scott Township Trustee — Fred A. Slabaugh
Etna Township Advisory Board – Patrick J. Morr
Lake Township Advisory Board — Paul Sibray
Scott Township Advisory Board – Paul E. Parks and Thomas A. Besson
Van Buren Township Advisory Board — Vickie Marquart