More candidates step up

Here is an updated list of candidate filings for 2016. Candidates that have filed since our last published update Jan. 9 are noted in bold.

Filing in Indianapolis

Bartholomew circuit 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)

» Dale Nowlin (D)

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)

» Donald B. “Brad” Woodcock (D)

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.