Columbia City Candidates

A Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 for the Columbia City Northeast District ONLY, as it is the only contested race for the Primary Election.  Voters can check the map regarding which district you may live in.

Mayor of Columbia City

  • Ryan L. Daniel (Republican)

Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer

  • Rosie Coyle (Republican)

Columbia City Common Council - At Large

  • Daniel L. Weigold (Republican)

Columbia City Common Council - Northeast District

  • Travis Armstrong (Republican)
  • Leslee R. Robinson (Republican)

Columbia City Common Council - Northwest District

  • Tad Varga (Republican)

Columbia City Common Council - Southeast District

  • Jenny Reffitt-Middleton (Republican)

Columbia City Common Council - Southwest District

  • Melany Love (Libertarian)
  • Jennifer (Zartman) Romano (Republican)

Small Town Candidates

Candidates for Churubusco, Larwill & South Whitley have from Wednesday, January 4, 2023 to Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. to file at the Whitley County Election Office, Courthouse, 2nd Floor, 101 W Van Buren St, Columbia City.  Contested candidates will be decided during Town Conventions that will be held in August 2023.

Churubusco Town Clerk-Treasurer

Churubusco Town Council (1)

  • Mark Pepple (Republican)

Larwill Town Clerk-Treasurer

    Larwill Town Council (3)

    • Jeffrey Griffin (Republican)

    South Whitley Town Clerk-Treasurer

    • Alyssa Knepple (Republican)

    South Whitley Town Council (3)

    • Randall C. Cokl (Republican)

    Federal & State Candidates, Prosecuting Attorney, Judge of the Circuit Court & Judge of the Superior Court, will file at the Indiana Election Division, see for list of candidates who have filed for these offices.