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Local organizations teach those considering running

More women than ever before are running for public office, but many don't know what to expect or how to get started. 

October 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Fundraising No. 1 hurdle, expert says

Patti Russo says women running for public office should consider taking up golf if they want to raise campaign money.

October 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Holcomb reelection reaches milestone

Gov. Eric Holcomb has already collected enough petition signatures to earn his place on the May 2020 Republican ballot. 

October 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Incumbent clerk, opponent promote office transparency

Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling says she deserves a second term because she has made the office “efficient, effective and...

October 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Mayoral race expenditures reach over $1.9 million since beginning of year

Fort Wayne's two mayoral candidates have spent a combined total of more than $1.4 million since the May primary elections and more than...

October 18, 2019 7:20 pm


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Hamilton Schools chief hits rumors as levy vote nears

Hamilton Community Schools is asking residents to vote for a referendum that would renew the existing property tax rate of 44 cents per...

October 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Paddock facing 1st-time hopeful

Democratic City Councilman Geoff Paddock said the most important issue in the 5th District is improving its streets, sidewalks and other...

October 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Women elected to council still rarity

The name Catherine Dinklage may not spark the memories of Fort Wayne residents, but she made history nearly 100 years ago.

October 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Police PAC backs Smith, others in city races

The Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council Political Action Committee released its endorsements for the Fort Wayne municipal election...

October 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Early voting season underway

Early Voting Locations and HoursRousseau Centre – 1 E. Main St.

October 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Arp facing newcomer in 4th District

Democratic candidate Patti Hays talks about wanting to reduce economic disparities in her southwest City Council district and across...

October 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Didier foe stresses focus in District 3

John J. Henry is, in a way, looking to his past as a way forward. 

October 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Candidates debate southeast side

It was the second of three debates planned before the Nov. 5 general election.

October 9, 2019 1:00 am


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Mayoral candidates state their positions

In separate interviews with The Journal Gazette, Democratic Mayor Tom Henry, 67, and Republican challenger Tim Smith, 50, outlined their...

October 6, 2019 1:00 am


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New Haven candidates eye growth

The issues are mostly the same – but the party affiliation is different.

October 6, 2019 1:00 am