Candidate filings underway

Here is an updated list of candidate filings for 2016. New candidates who have filed since Thursday are noted in bold.

Filing in Indianapolis

Bartholomew Circuit Court Judge

» Scott C. Andrews (R)

» Kelly S. Benjamin (R)

U.S. representative District 6

» Danny Frank Basham Jr. (D)

State representative District 59

» Lew Wilson (R)

State representative District 69

» Nancy L. Franke (R)

» Jim Lucas (R)

Filing in Columbus

Bartholomew County Coroner

» Clayton R. Nolting (R)

» Paula K. Rothrock (D)

» Ronald W. Shadley Sr. (R)

Bartholomew County Surveyor

» E.R. Gray (R)

Bartholomew County Council at-large

» William F. “Bill” Lentz (R)

» Evelyn Pence (R)

» James “Jim” Reed (R)

Bartholomew County Commissioner District 1

» Jorge R. Morales (R)

» Susan Thayer Fye (R)

Bartholomew County commissioner District 3

» Rick Flohr (R)

Candidates have until Feb. 5 to file for the primary.

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Mark Webber is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5636.