Candidates file for Boone County primary


The filing period for the May 8 primary election opened Jan. 10, and several candidates officially committed to running for office within a week. The filing deadline is Feb. 9 at noon.

As of Jan. 18, the following candidates have filed for offices in the primary election:

Judge of Circuit Court

Todd J. Meyer (R)

Tamie Morog  (R)


Kent T. Eastwood (R)


Michael T. (Mike) Nielsen (R)

Clerk of Courts

Jessica J. Fouts (R)

County Council District 1

Jennifer J. Hostetter (R)

County Council District 3

Kevin Van Horn (R)

County Council District 4

Steve Jacob

Erin M. Brewster (D)

Boone County Commissioner District 1

Tom Santelli (R)


Kenneth Hedge (R)


Lisa C. Garoffolo (R)

Center Township Trustee

Casey Samson (R)

Corey Kutz (R)

Center Township Board

Larry Hysong (R)

Marion Township Trustee

Mike Morgan (R)

Washington Township Trustee

Debbie Martin (R)

Worth Township Trustee

James D. (Jim) Baldwin (R)

Harrison Township Board

Arlan Johnson (R)

Marion Township Board

John W. Padgett (R)

Other positions up for election are Boone County Council District 2 and the Sugar Creek, Clinton, Jefferson, Worth, Harrison and Jackson Township trustees. In the Nov. 6 election, voters also will elect positions on the Lebanon, Western Boone and Zionsville school boards as well as additional positions in Advance and Thorntown.


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