Candidates Sign up for Office in First Week of Filing

More candidates have filed for office with county clerks. The filing period began on Wednesday last week and continues until Feb. 7 at noon local time.

In addition to the candidates previously listed, Pulaski County, Republicans Tracy Rossman-Bryson and Steven J. VanDerAa have filed for coroner by the end of the week last week

In Starke County, additional candidates include Democrats Lisa Liedtky Minix for recorder, Katherine Chaffins for auditor, Terri Noonan for Washington Township trustee, Roger Chaffins for Railroad Township trustee, Julie Manns for Center Township trustee, Donald Binkley for county commissioner district 2 , and Dannie Hoffer for county coroner.

A full list of candidates can be found below.

Pulaski County:
(R) Tasha L. (Crist) Foerg – clerk
(R) Jeffery K. Richwine – sheriff
(R) Lorena H. “Holly” VanDerAa – assessor
(R) Tracy Rossman-Bryson – coroner
(R) Steven J. VanDerAa – coroner

Starke County:
(D) Nancy Dembowski – county commissioner district 2
(D) Jennifer Davis – county council district 2
(D) Vicki Cooley – clerk
(R) Thomas Decola – Railroad Township trustee
(R) William Bope – sheriff
(R) Rutherford Byron Walters – North Bend Township trustee
(R) Gregory Wireman – sheriff
(D) Roger Chaffins – Railroad Township trustee
(D) Julie Manns – Center Township trustee
(D) Donald Binkley – county commissioner district 2
(D) Dannie Hoffer – coroner