Clerk of the Circuit Court

  • Cindy (Auer) Doolittle (Republican)

County Auditor

  • Tiffany Deakins (Republican)

County Recorder

  • Rosemary Brown (Republican)

County Sheriff

  • Jason Spencer (Republican)

County Assessor

  • Kimberly K Erdly (Republican)

County Commissioner - District 2 (Columbia, Thorncreek & Washington Townships)

  • Isaac J (Ike) Beam (Democratic)
  • Jarryd Myers (Libertarian)
  • Rob Schuman (Republican)

County Council - District 1 (Smith & Union Townships, Columbia Northeast)

  • Ryan Day (Libertarian)
  • John M Barrett (Republican)

County Council - District 2 (Etna Troy & Thorncreek Townships, Columbia 3 & Columbia 5)

  • Scott Allison (Libertarian)
  • Kim Wheeler (Republican)

County Council - District 3 (Columbia Northwest, Columbia South, Columbia 1, Columbia 2, Columbia 4, Columbia 6 & Columbia 7)

  • Nick Brewer (Republican)

County Council - District 4 (Cleveland, Jefferson, Richland & Washington Townships)

  • Thomas L Warner (Republican)

Cleveland Township Trustee

  • James Yeager (Republican)

Columbia Township Trustee

  • Matthew R Minier (Republican)

Etna Troy Township Trustee

  • Elaine M Western (Republican)

Jefferson Township Trustee

  • Chad A Nix (Republican)

Richland Township Trustee

  • Cory Patrick (Republican)

Smith Township Trustee

  • Vivian Sade (Democratic)
  • Marcus (Marc) Gatton (Republican)

Thorncreek Township Trustee

  • Bill Brice (Republican)

Union Township Trustee

  • Brandon C Forrester (Republican)

Washington Township Trustee

  • Kevin Bollinger (Republican)

Cleveland Township Board Member (3)

  • Judy Earnhart (Republican)
  • Craig Jordan (Republican)
  • Lana Marie Secrist (Republican)

Columbia Township Board Member (3)

  • Margaret Malcolm (Democratic)
  • Matt Boyd (Republican)
  • Mindy Muchow (Republican)
  • Brandon K Smith (Republican)

Etna Troy Township Board Member (3)

  • David Eugene Heckman (Republican)
  • Melena Wheeler (Republican)
  • Wesley Wolfe (Republican)

Jefferson Township Board Member (3)

  • Mike Hinen (Democratic)
  • Lorie A Plant (Democratic)
  • Katie Bradbury (Republican)
  • John W Plant (Republican)
  • Noah Stetzel (Republican)

Richland Township Board Member (3)

  • Steven S Hoopingarner (Republican)
  • Billy E Maddox (Republican)
  • Monte Wilkinson (Republican)

Smith Township Board Member (3)

  • Barbara Boggs (Republican)
  • Kathy J Shively (Republican)
  • Max E Zimmerman Jr (Republican)

Thorncreek Township Board Member (3)

  • Joy Bennett (Republican)
  • Ryan Geiger (Republican)
  • Adam Hurley (Republican)

Union Township Board Member (3)

  • Frank E Johnson (Republican)
  • Todd Kyler (Republican)
  • Chad Radke (Republican)

Washington Township Board Member (3)

  • John A Hilligoss (Democratic)
  • Richard Ritter Cox (Republican)
  • Jeff Ott (Republican)
  • Ryan J Walter (Republican)

Churubusco Town Council (2)

  • Devin Keener (Republican)
  • Nathan Van Horn (Republican)

School Board Candidates

Candidates for School Board have from Wednesday, July 27, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. to file. Smith-Green Community Schools & Whitley County Consolidated Schools file at the Whitley County Election Office in the Courthouse.  Whitko Community Schools file at the Kosciusko County Clerk's Office.

Smith-Green Community School Board - At Large (2)

  • Kassie Jo Taksey (District 1)

Whitko Community School Board - District 4 (1)

Whitko Community School Board - District 5 (1)

    Whitley County Consolidated School Board - Columbia City (2)

    Whitley County Consolidated School Board - Columbia Township (1)

    • David E Smith

    Whitley County Consolidated School Board - Thorncreek Township (1)

    • Mary Ann Schaefer
    • Lindsay Danielle Smith

    Federal & State Candidates, Prosecuting Attorney, Judge of the Circuit Court & Judge of the Superior Court, will file at the Indiana Election Division, see https://www.in.gov/sos/elections/ for list of candidates who have filed for these offices.