Michigan City Native Tapped as Democrats Lt. Gov Candidate

Democratic Party DonkeyA LaPorte County native has been named to the Democratic Party’s ticket as a candidate for Indiana Lt. Governor.

Christina Hale was announced as the running mate for John Gregg on Wednesday morning. She is currently completing her second term representing the Northside of Indianapolis in the state’s House of Representatives.

Originally from Michigan City, Hale is a graduate of Purdue University and has previously worked as a newspaper reporter and with Kiwanis International.

In a statement, Gregg says he has found a running mate that is able to build consensus in the General Assembly, and one who isn’t afraid of the tough issues. During her time in the statehouse, Hale is credited with working on issues related to crime, sexual assault, utility rates, and small businesses.

Gregg and Hale will square off against Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Eric Holcomb heading into November’s General Election.