There will be busy mayoral primary races in Aurora and Lawrenceburg this May.
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - We know who will be running for mayor and city council in southeastern Indiana.
Friday, February 8 was the deadline for candidates to file to run in the May 7, 2019 party primary election.
Below is a list of primary election candidates in each city and town, as provided by the clerk of courts in each county. Please note that independent candidates do not run in the party primary election.
There are no elections in Switzerland County this year. In Franklin County, the only contested primary race is in the City of Batesville (listed under Ripley County).
City of Aurora
Mayor – Mark A. Drury, Patrick Schwing
Mayor – Dan Valas, Melvin C. Kremer Jr.
Clerk-Treasurer – Benny Turner
Council At-Large – Rick Orcutt
Council District 3 – Terry Hahn
Council District 4 – Tristica Sheckles Howard
City of Lawrenceburg
Mayor – Kelly L. Mollaun, Mike Lawrence, Steve Linkmeyer
Clerk-Treasurer – Mark Fette
Council At-Large – Brett Bondurant, Wendy Rainey
Council District 1 – Tony Abbott, Tom Schneider
Council District 2 – Ty York
Council District 3 – Thomas “Tom” Rowlett Sr.
Council District 4 – Lennie Fryman
Mayor – Dennis R. Carr, Aaron Cook
Judge – Joseph R. Johns
Clerk-Treasurer – Richard Richardson
Council At-Large – Paul Wayne Seymour Jr.
Council District 1 – Tim Denning, Jane Pope
Council District 2 – Regina Rybolt, J.R. Holdcraft
Council District 3 – Allen “Mooch” Callaway, Norman “Dan” Rogers
Council District 4 – Randy Abner, H. Bryan Johnson
City of Greendale
Council At-Large (two elected) – A Vincent Karsteter
Council District 1 – Walt “Doc” Wilson, John C. Davis
Council District 3 – Matt McCool
Council District 4 – Kurt Mollaun
Council District 5 – Brett “Mooch” Hamilton
Clerk-Treasurer – Mary Jo “Joey” Lynch
Council At-Large (two elected) – Erin Marqua
Council District 1 – John Johnson, Christine Craig
Council District 2 – Jerry Abbott
Council District 5 – Ty Bowell
City of Rising Sun
Mayor – Steve Slack
Council At-Large – Sunshine K. Colen
Council District 1 – James McDaniel Jr.
Council District 3 – Thomas McKay Sr.
Council District 4 – Dennis W. Williams
Clerk-Treasurer – Rae Lynn Gipson
Council At-Large – Dennis “Bud” Radcliff
Council District 2 – William “Bill” Marksberry
Council District 3 – Sheena Graham
Council District 4 – Garry Forwood
City of Batesville (includes Franklin County)
Mayor – Michael A. Bettice
Clerk-Treasurer – Paul Gates
Council District 2 – Tracy K. Rohlfing
Council District 3 – James A. Fritsch
Council District 4 – John A. Irrgang
Judge – John L. Kellerman II
Council At-Large – Pamela J. Simpson-Flodder
Council District 1 – Darrick Cox
Town of Versailles
Town Council Seat 1 – Steve Mathes
Town Council Seat 2 – Roxanne Meyer
Town Council Seat 3 – Joshua C. Combs
Clerk-Treasurer – Kiersten B. Libby