Several Democratic and Libertarian candidates attended part of the Indiana Democratic Party’s 2022 Town Hall Series on Tuesday at the Fishers branch of the Hamilton East Public Library, 5 Municipal Drive. With over 150 people in attendance, it was a room packed with local citizens who wanted to hear and speak with candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Indiana Secretary of State, and the state legislature.
Indiana Democratic and Libertarian candidates are working together to hold a series of town halls across the state.
The events, organized by the state Democratic Party, invite Hoosiers to ask questions of the candidates ahead of this fall’s elections.
Imagine if you could only choose to eat at McDonald’s or Burger King. You didn’t know about Wendy’s, Taco Bell or even KFC. McDonald’s and Burger King oversaw issuing permits for fast food restaurants. They decided what criteria must be met to receive a permit and they made certain that they met the criteria and no one else could afford to meet the criteria. So, as far as you were concerned, your only options were McDonald’s, Burger King or don’t eat out. Sounds kind of ridiculous, doesn’t it?
Per Indiana law, a political party must get a minimum of 10 percent in the Secretary of State’s race to participate in the general primaries. We must get at least 2 percent to maintain ballot access — which we have done every year since 1994. So, voting Libertarian for Secretary of State is a vote to continue giving Hoosier voters more choices. This year our Secretary of State candidate if Jeff Maurer. He’s running to ensure our elections are safe and secure. He wants you to get a receipt with your vote so you can verify your vote counted the way you intended.
The race for Indiana secretary of state is shaping up to be one of the most expensive in more than two decades as Republican challenger Diego Morales outraises incumbent Holli Sullivan (R) in bid to oversee elections in the Hoosier state.
The Indiana secretary of state race is one of many elections across the country drawing increased attention following former President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
The Libertarian Party of Kosciusko County recently held its annual convention at Mi Lindo Acapulco.
The local Kosciusko County affiliate of the Libertarian Party was formed in January 2021 after the second-place finish Donald Rainwater garnered in the 2020 gubernatorial race, according to a news release from the Libertarian Party.
Vanderburgh County voters will find several contested races on their ballots in 2022, beginning with the May primary.
Citizens will cast votes for Vanderburgh County prosecutor, sheriff, some Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation board members and township officials along with state and federal offices.
Below are five races to keep an eye on heading toward the primary election May 3 and the general election Nov. 8
Jeff Maurer has announced he is seeking the Libertarian nomination for Indiana Secretary of State in 2022.
Maurer’s career spans tech, transportation, and budget and finance. He lives in Carmel and serves the Carmel community on the Economic Development Commission and the Home Place Advisory Board.