KOSCIUSKO — A caucus to fill the vacancy of Robert Sanders on Kosciusko County Council as councilman-at-large will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, in the Kosciusko Circuit Courtroom, Kosciusko County Courthouse, 100 W Center St., Warsaw.
Sanders died on May 14 after suffering a heart attack on May 7.
Eligible members to fill the vacancy are the Republican Precinct Committeemen of Kosciusko County who have served continuously, from 30 days prior to the date of the commencement of the caucus.
Pursuant to IC 3-13-11.5, a Republican Precinct Committeeman may designate the Republican Vice Precinct Committeeman who is the Vice Precinct Committeeman for the Committeeman’s precinct and has been such continuously since 30 days prior to the caucus. The Precinct Committeeman’s designation must be filed with the Chairman at least 72 hours prior to the caucus, in order to have a Precinct Committeeman vote as the Precinct Committeeman’s proxy. A proxy may not be revoked after it is filed.
Declarations of Candidacy are available at the office of Kosciusko County Clerk of the Circuit Court, 121 N Lake St., Warsaw, and must be filed with the Chairman Michael Ragan no later than 72 hours prior to the commencement of the caucus. Chairman Ragan can be contacted by mail at 1458 East CR 75N, Warsaw, IN 46582 or by email at [email protected]
A Kosciusko County Council-at-large member shall be elected by secret ballot of the majority of members of the voting caucus to fill the vacancy in the office. Members of the caucus, candidates, designated caucus staff, Republican Party Officials, duly appointed watchers and members of the news media shall be eligible to attend the caucus.
Eligible candidates will be allowed a maximum of three minutes to address the voting caucus.