Wednesday 1st day to file for Indiana municipal elections

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Another Indiana election cycle is about to begin: Candidates can register to run for city or town offices beginning Wednesday.

That’s when candidates can file paperwork with their local election boards to declare their intentions to run in the 2015 municipal primaries.

Voters in the state’s largest city will elect a new mayor this year. Republican incumbent Greg Ballard has said he won’t seek a third term leading Indianapolis. Former U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett is the only current Democratic candidate to replace him after state Rep. Ed DeLaney dropped out recently. No prominent Republicans have started campaigns.

In Fort Wayne, Allen County Republican Chairman Steve Shine says planning for the 2015 elections began once the 2014 elections ended. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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