Political Notebook


Kubacki might get competition

Warsaw lawyer David Kolbe has formed an exploratory committee for a possible run in the November election for the House District 22 seat currently held by Rep. Rebecca Kubacki, R-Syracuse.

Kolbe, a Democrat, has practiced law in Warsaw since 1981, including serving as Kosciusko County Prosecuting Attorney from 1995 to 1998. He also has taught American Politics at IPFW for many years.

He has served on numerous community organizations, including the Kosciusko Juvenile Task Force, Kosciusko County Bar Association and Kosciusko County Right to Life. He is married with seven children.

Kubacki has served in the seat since 2010. In the 2012 election cycle she easily won re-election.

The district serves parts of Kosciusko and Elkhart counties.

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