Political Notebook

  • GOP treasurer candidate leaving state post
    Republican State Treasurer candidate Kelly Mitchell is leaving her position Friday as director of TrustINdiana in order to focus more time on her campaign.
  • GOP finds Bayh, Hogsett, unrecognizable
    Indiana Republicans recently sent their intern out to have a little fun with the possible candidacies of Democrats Joe Hogsett for Indianapolis mayor and Evan Bayh for governor.
  • Hamilton honored by ex-Congress group
    Lee Hamilton recently received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress.
Advertisement

Senatorial dinner

Allen County Republicans will have a chance to hear from both senatorial candidates just before Election Day.

Sen. Richard Lugar and state Treasurer Richard Mourdock will both speak at the county’s Lincoln Day Dinner, scheduled for April 30, according to Steve Shine, local party chairman.

The event is thought to be the first announced joint appearance for the two candidates who are fighting for the party’s nomination.

The event’s location and format have yet to be set, but it will not be a debate, Shine said. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, will serve as emcee for the dinner.

Advertisement