- When: Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Election Day.
- Where: If you don’t know where to go to vote, call 776-8476 or visit www.indianavoters.com or www.hamiltoncounty.in.gov.
- What to bring: In order to sign in to vote, you must bring a current identification card issued by the Indiana or U.S. government that includes your photo, name and an expiration date. Acceptable forms of identification include a passport, military ID with expiration date, Indiana’s driver’s license or an Indiana photo ID.
- Absentee voting is available at the Hamilton County Judicial Center, 1 Hamilton County Square, Noblesville, from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 3.
U.S. Rep. District 5
Susan Brooks (R)
- Personal: Brooks, 53, is a Carmel resident. She has been married to husband, David, for 27 years, and they have two adult children and a yellow Lab named Scout.
- Background: She has a bachelor’s degree from the Miami University (Ohio) and a law degree from IUPUI. She previously was a small business owner, a federal prosecutor, a workforce development executive at Ivy Tech, and a nonprofit board member in addition to being appointed deputy mayor of Indianapolis by Mayor Stephen Goldsmith in 1998.
- Website: www.SusanBrooksforCongress.com
Shawn Denney (D)
- Personal: Denney, 41, is an Indianapolis resident. He is engaged to Amber Stearns and has three children of his own.
- Background: He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Indianapolis. He currently works as a high school U.S. and world history teacher but previously worked in the banking industry.
- Website: www.denneyforcongress.com
John Krom (L)
- Personal: Krom, 65, has been a Noblesville resident since 1980. He has been married to wife, Liz, for 44 years and they have two adult children, Aaron and Amy, and five grandchildren.
- Background: He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wabash College. Krom worked in the construction industry for 24 years before starting his own lumber company. He helped form Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County and later became executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Indiana and Indiana 211.
- Website: www.kromforcongress.com
Secretary of State
Connie Lawson (R)
- Personal: Lawson, 65, is married with two children.
- Background: Lawson attended Darden School of Legislative Leadership and the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development. She has worked in the real estate industry as a closing agent/office manager and secretary/treasurer. Later she worked as a clerk for Abstract & Guaranty Company and served as circuit court clerk for Hendricks County. She has also served the Indiana State Senate, District 24.
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karl Tatgenhorst (L)
- Personal: Tatgenhorst is married with three children.
- Background: Karl is an army veteran who served for four years before returning to Indiana. He has worked in a number of industries including agriculture, manufacturing and currently technology. He is a volunteer at Wolf Park in Battleground, Ind., where he works with animals.
- E-mail: email@example.com
Elizabeth “Beth” White (D)
- Personal: White is married with one son.
- Background: White graduated from Indiana University and received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. She is currently serving her second term as Marion County Clerk. White also is an adjunct professor at IUPUI and serves on the Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation. Previously she served on the board of the Julian Center.
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: www.bethwhite.org/about_beth
Treasurer of State
Mike Boland (D)
- Personal: Boland, 72, is a Fishers resident. He has been married to wife, Mary, for 46 years and they have two adult daughters and two grandchildren.
- Background: He has spent 30 years teaching in an urban school, 25 years as part-time adjunct instructor at colleges and 16 years as an Illinois State Representative. Boland has a bachelor’s degree from Upper Iowa University; master’s in engineering from Henderson State University and 32 additional semester hours beyond master’s degree at University of Iowa and Western Illinois University.
- Website: http://bolandforindiana.org
Michael “Mike” Jasper (L)
- Personal: Jasper, 58, is a resident of Indianapolis. He is married with one daughter. Jasper is a Quaker and attends Society of Friends.
- Background: He has a bachelor’s degree with an area of concentration in accounting and finance from Murray State University. Jasper is an independent financial advisor. He has worked his life as a CPA, investment advisor, small business controller and small business advisor.
- Website: www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Jasper-for-Indiana-Treasurer/652058784865063
Kelly Mitchell (R)
- Personal: Mitchell, 47, resides in Indianapolis. She and her husband, Larry, have two college-aged children, Chloe and Colin. Her family is involved in their church, Common Ground Christian.
- Background: Mitchell has a bachelor’s in political science and government from Valparaiso University and a master’s in philanthropic studies from IUPUI. She has served for six and a half years in the state treasurer’s office as director of TrustINdiana, Indiana’s local government investment program. Mitchell also served two terms as a county commissioner in Cass County, including five years as board president.
- Website: www.votekellymitchell.com
Auditor of State
Michael “Mike” Claytor (D)
- Personal: Claytor, 62, moved to Carmel in 1975. He is married to Debbie Winchester and they have three adult children, William, Joshua and Whitney; each are Carmel High School graduates.
- Background: He has a bachelor’s in accounting from Ball State and a Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude from Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law. He has served eight years as deputy state examiner of the Indiana State Board of Accounts and was on the Indiana Recount Commission in 1996. Claytor also has served as a citizen advisory member of the Local Government Finance Study Commission and the Clay Township Regional Waste District.
- Website: www.mikeclaytor.com
Suzanne Crouch (R)
- Personal: Crouch, 62, is a resident of Evansville. She has been married to Larry Downs for 32 years and they have one daughter, Courtney Downs Drew.
- Background: Gov. Pence appointed Crouch as the 56th Indiana Auditor of State on Jan. 2. She previously served as a state representative from Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties for seven years and was vice-chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Crouch also served two terms as a Vanderburgh County auditor and then went on to serve as county commissioner. She graduated from Purdue University with a degree in political science.
- Website: www.suzannecrouch.com
John Schick (L)
- Personal: Schick, 54, of Chesterton is married with three sons who all live and work in Indiana.
- Background: He has an MBA from Indiana University. Schick has 17 years experience as a management consultant spent evaluating the cost, quality and productivity of purchased-services received at some of the largest corporations in the world.
- E-mail: email@example.com
Fishers City Council – NW District
Kent Nelson – NW (D)
- Personal: Nelson currently works as a manager of financial reporting for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance. He received a bachelor of science in accounting from Valparaiso University. He and his wife, Pamela, have six children.
- Background: A Fishers resident for more than 25 years, Nelson has had several volunteer opportunities: youth coach (soccer, baseball and basketball), soccer league commissioner and Meals on Wheels. He has also served as the board of leader for Christ the Savior Lutheran Church.
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kent-Nelson-for-Fishers-City-Council/698872130144621
Selina Stoller – NW (R)
- Personal: Stoller received her bachelor of science in engineering from Purdue University. She and her husband have two kids, Amelia and Johann, and they regularly participate and volunteer with Special Olympics of Hamilton County. Stoller is also affiliated with Castleview Baptist Church.
- Background: Stoller has been a Fishers resident for more than 13 years. According to her website, Stoller “brings a wealth of business and leadership experience. Being self-employed, Stoller provides consultant services regarding distressed assets. With the distressed assets, Stoller has planned and managed for private equity funds.”
- Website: http://stollerforcouncil.com/
Fishers City Council – SC District
Gregory Purvis – SC (D)
- Personal: Purvis received a bachelor of science in political science and history from Ball State University. Though born and raised in Kokomo, Purvis has run previously for Fishers Town Council in 2007 and 2011. Purvis has two grown children and five grandchildren.
- Background: Purvis is an attorney at Spangler, Jennings & Dougherty, P.C. He has also been involved with public affairs, running for Indianapolis City-County Council and Small Claims Court Judge. He’s also a charter member of the Kiwanis Club of Geist, a board member of Sandstone HOA and a member of the City-Town Study Committee.
- Website: www.gregpurvis.com
John Weingardt – SC (R)
- Personal: Weingardt received a bachelor of science in accounting, economics and business administration (cum laude) from the University of Indianapolis. According to his website, Weingardt has “lived in Fishers with his wife, Tina, and three children, Ashley (husband Chris), Abby and John R., for the past 21 years.”
- Background: Weingardt has 30 years of experience as a CPA/principal with Peachin, Schwartz & Weingardt, has served on the Fishers Town Council (District 4) since 2012 and been the president of the council from 2013-2014.
- Website: weingardtforfishers.com
Fishers City Council – SC District
David George – SW (R)
- Personal: George received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering as well as a master’s in business administration from Butler University. He has lived in Fishers since 1996. In his spare time, he enjoys running, martial arts and sailing.
- Background: George has served on the Fishers Town Council since 2003 and focused on economic development and infrastructure during his service. He has a full-time job in real estate and has been involved in the civil design for Anson in Boon County and Clay Terrace in Carmel.
- Website: www.david4fishers.com
Justin Kilgore – SW (D)
- Personal: Kilgore has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida Southern College as well as a master’s of professional studies in human resources management from Georgetown University.
- Background: Kilgore works as the director of administration and human resources for the Damien Center. He said his priorities, if elected, will center on diversifying the tax base by attracting more businesses to Fishers that will increase jobs and living wages, and to push for a more transparent city government.
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/Justin4Fishers
Fishers City Council – At large
Rich Block – At Large (R)
- Personal: Block received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Duke University and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He and his wife, Betsy, have four children: John Michael, Will, Chris and Leila.
- Background: Block works as a real estate owner and is the incumbent running as the new at-large candidate.
- Web Site: http://www.electblock.com
Cecilia Coble – At Large (R)
- Personal: Coble has a J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Arizona. She and her husband, Mike, have two daughters: Alexa and Crysta.
- Background: Coble is a community servant and a first-time candidate for public office.
- Web Site: http://www.CobleforFishers.com
Todd Zimmerman – At large (R)
- Personal: Zimmerman has a bachelor of science in organizational leadership from Anderson University. He and his wife, Nikki, have three sons, Joshua, Elijah and Benjamin.
- Background: Zimmerman is the national asset protection manager for HHGregg and served as chaplain for the Fishers Police Department and Fire for five years.
- Web Site http://www.facebook.com/zimmermanforfishers
Maryellen Bein – At large (D)
- Personal: DSS candidate Peace Theological Seminary and College of Philosophy, Santa Monica, Calif.; master’s in spiritual psychology from University of Santa Monica; bachelor of science in elementary education from Indiana University. She is a mother of eight in a blended family and a Fishers resident since 1976.
- Background: She has been a volunteer at St.Vincent Hospital Hospice, Conner Prairie, Adult Literacy Program and School on Wheels.
- Web Site: Facebook.com/MaryellenFishersCouncil
Hamilton Southeastern School Board
Four school board seats are up for general election in the Hamilton Southeastern Schools district Nov. 4. Board President John DeLucia, who has represented District 1, is changing districts and is running unopposed for the District 2 seat. Newcomer Matthew Burke is running unopposed for the District 1 seat. District 3 incumbent Katrina Hockemeyer is running against challengers Michelle Fullhart and Matthew W. Stolle. Terry Tolle is competing with board member Ronald R. Wilson for his District 4 seat.
Fullhart taught first and second grade for 11 years in Hamilton Southeastern Schools and currently runs a computer consulting business with her husband, Greg. They have three children in Hamilton Southeastern Schools. Fullhart has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Miami University (Ohio) and a master’s in education from Ball State University. She was named Fall Creek Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year in 1994 and 1996. During the last two years in the classroom, she served as a pilot teacher for the HSE21 program and used iPads with her second-grade class.
Hockemeyer has been on the board since July 2006, serving three consecutive terms as board president. Currently, she is the legislative liaison and a member of both Policy and Budget Study committees. A graduate of Purdue University, she has a background in business finance and commercial real estate development and currently works as a small business consultant. She and her husband, Todd, have three children who are all students of Hamilton Southeastern Schools.
Stolle grew up in Richmond, Ind., where his mother served on the school board for 16 years. He and his wife, Chrissy, moved to Fishers in 2006 with their two children who attend Lantern Road Elementary School. Stolle graduated from Butler University in 1995 with a degree in finance and a minor in philosophy and is a vice president for Merrill Lynch’s Global Wealth Management division. As a competitive cyclist, Stolle is an advocate for cycling and “share the road” initiatives. He is also an active member of the Southeastern Swim Club.
A native of Swayzee, Ind., Tolle attended Ball State University before graduating with a doctor of a chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Ga. He and his wife, Lisa, have three children and have lived in Fishers since 2003. He is a former director at-large, Continuing Education chairman and DC of the Day at the Indiana Statehouse for the Indiana State Chiropractic Association. He is the Founder of Health 1st Wellness Centers. Tolle has served as a den leader for Cub Scouts, helped raise money for the HSE weight room and volunteers at Thorpe Creek Elementary School.
Wilson moved to Fishers with his family in 2003. He and his wife, Christina, have been married 19 years and have two daughters, a senior at HSE High School and an eighth-grader at HSE Junior High. Wilson has a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in behavioral sciences and engineering as well as an M.B.A. from Regent University. He is currently a district business manager and an adjunct professor for Indiana Wesleyan University’s School of Business. He has served in Illinois and Indiana as a town trustee, fire and police commissioner and a member of the HSE Redistricting Committee, Fishers City/Town Committee and S.P.O.R.T.S. Board.
- State Senate, District 21 – James Buck
- State Senate, District 31 – James Merritt Jr.
- State Representative, District 24 – Steve Braun
- State Representative, District 37 – Todd Huston
- State Representative, District 88 – Brian Bosma
- Hamilton County Judge Circuit Court – Paul Felix
- Hamilton County Judge Superior Court No. 3 – William Hughes
- Hamilton County Judge Superior Court No. 4 – J. Richard Campbell
- Hamilton County Judge Superior Court No. 5 – Wayne Sturtevant
- Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney – D. Lee Buckingham II
- Hamilton County Clerk – Tammy Baitz
- Hamilton County Recorder – Jennifer Hayden
- Hamilton County Sheriff – Mark Bowen
- Hamilton County Coroner – John Chalfin
- Hamilton County Assessor – Robin Ward
- Hamilton County Commissioner District 1 – Christine Altman
- Hamilton County Council District 2 – Amy Massillamany
- Hamilton County Council District 3 – Steve Schwartz
- Hamilton County Council District 4 – Paul Ayers
- Fishers Mayor- Scott Fadness
- Fishers Clerk – Jennifer Kehl
- Fishers City Council SE District – Pete Peterson
- Fishers City Council NC District – Eric Moeller
- Fishers City Council NE District – Stuart Easley
- Delaware Township Trustee -Debbie Driskell
- Delaware Township Board (3 seats) – Rick Fain, Ed Pierce and Marilyn Schenkel
- Fall Creek Township Trustee – Jeff Hern
- Fall Creek Township Board (3 seats) – Emily Alexander, Brian Baehl and Dan Rieke
- Hamilton Southeastern School Board Member District 1 – Matthew Burke
- Hamilton Southeastern School Board Member District 2 – John DeLucia
Delaware Township polling locations:
- Delaware 01 – Harrison Parkway Elementary, 14135 Harrison Pkwy, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 02 – Harrison Parkway Elementary, 14135 Harrison Pkwy, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 03 – Fishers Town Hall, 1 Municipal Dr, Fishers, Auditorium
- Delaware 04 – Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 E 131st st, Fishers, Kincaid & Eller Rooms
- Delaware 05 – Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 E 131st St, Fishers, Kincaid & Eller Rooms
- Delaware 06 – Fishers Town Hall, 1 Municipal Dr, Fishers, Auditorium
- Delaware 07 – Trinity Wesleyan Church, 9709 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis
- Delaware 08 – River Glen Country Club, 12010 Clubhouse Dr, Fishers, Banquet Hall
- Delaware 09 – Christ’s Community Church, 13097 Allisonville Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 10 – Fishers Town Hall, 1 Municipal Dr, Fishers, Auditorium
- Delaware 11 – Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 E 131st St, Fishers, Kincaid & Eller Rooms
- Delaware 12 – Riverside Intermediate School, 11014 Eller Rd, Fishers, LGI
- Delaware 13 – Trinity Wesleyan Church, 9709 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis
- Delaware 14 – River Glen Country Club, 12010 Clubhouse Dr, Fishers, Banquet Hall
- Delaware 15 – Wellington Place Apartments, 8800 Bradwell Pl, Fishers, Clubhouse
- Delaware 16 – Riverside Intermediate School, 11014 Eller Rd, Fishers, LGI
- Delaware 17 – Harrison Parkway Elementary, 14135 Harrison Pkwy, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 18 – Christ’s Community Church, 13097 Allisonville Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 19 – Hoosier Road Elementary, 11300 E 121st St, Fishers, Gym
- Delaware 20 – Fishers Town Court/IT Building, 3 Municipal Dr, Fishers, Town Court – South Side of building
- Delaware 21 – Trinity Wesleyan Church, 9709 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis
- Delaware 22 – Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 E 131st St, Fishers, Kincaid & Eller Rooms
- Delaware 23 – Ben & Ari’s, 13875 Trade Center Dr, Fishers, Club House
- Delaware 24 – Wellington Place Apartments, 8800 Bradwell Pl, Fishers, Clubhouse
- Delaware 25 – Fishers Town Hall, 1 Municipal Dr, Fishers, Auditorium
Fall Creek Township polling locations:
- Fall Creek 01 – HSE Junior High, 12278 N Cyntheanne Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 02 – Fishers Junior High School, 13257 Cumberland Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 03 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 04 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 05 – Fall Creek Twp Trustee Office, 11595 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Community Room
- Fall Creek 06 – New Hope Presbyterian Church, 12550 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Sanctuary
- Fall Creek 07 – Hoosier Road Elementary, 11300 E 121st St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 08 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 09 – Lantern Road Elementary, 10595 Lantern Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 10 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 11 – HSE Freshman Center, 12001 Olio Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 12 – New Hope Presbyterian Church, 12550 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Sanctuary
- Fall Creek 13 – Fishers Junior High School, 13527 Cumberland Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 14 – Life Church, 9820 E 141st St, Fishers, Family Room
- Fall Creek 15 – Geist Elementary, 14051 E 104th St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 16 – Fishers High School, 13000 Promise Rd, Fishers, FH7 Auditorium Lobby
- Fall Creek 17 – Fishers High School, 13000 Promise Rd, Fishers, FH7 Auditorium Lobby
- Fall Creek 18 – Christ the Savior Lutheran Church, 10500 E 126th St, Fishers, Worship Center
- Fall Creek 19 – Brooks School Elementary, 12451 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 20 – HSE Freshman Center, 12001 Olio Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 21 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 22 – Parish Life Center @ Geist, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 23 – Fall Creek Wesleyan Church, 11721 Olio Rd, Fishers, Lobby
- Fall Creek 24 – Brooks School Elementary, 12451 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 25 – Christ the Savior Lutheran Church, 10500 E 126th St, Fishers, Worship Center
- Fall Creek 26 – Geist Elementary, 14051 E 104th St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 27 – HSE Junior High, 12278 N Cyntheanne Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 28 – Fall Creek Twp Trustee Office, 11595 Brooks School Rd, Fishers, Community Room
- Fall Creek 29 – Lantern Road Elementary, 10595 Lantern Rd, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 30 – Geist Christian Church, 12756 Promise Rd, Fishers, Hospitality Room
- Fall Creek 31 – The Promise Church, 12648 E 116th St., Fishers, Front
- Fall Creek 32 – Sand Creek Intermediate, 11550 E 131st St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 33 – Sand Creek Intermediate, 11550 E 131st St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 34 – HSE Freshman Center, 12001 Olio Rd, Fishers, Auxiliary Gym
- Fall Creek 35 – Geist Elementary, 14051 E 104th St, Fishers, Gym
- Fall Creek 36 – Life Church, 9820 E 141st St, Fishers, Family Room
- Fall Creek 37 – Britton Falls Chateau, 13079 Del Webb Pkwy, Fishers, Ballroom
BMV expands hours for voters needing photo IDs
Indiana BMV Commissioner Don Snemis has announced that license branches will extend hours of operation on Nov. 3 and 4 to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place. Branches will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 4.
License branches will only process new, amended or replacement ID cards, and renewed, amended or replacement driver’s licenses, learner permits, and CDLs. Aside from disability placards, the branches will not perform any other BMV services.
The Indiana BMV provides free, state-issued ID cards for voting purposes to any unlicensed Hoosier, as long as he or she can provide proper documentation and is old enough to vote. A complete list of required documents is available at www.myBMV.com.
All license branches will resume regular business hours on Nov. 5.
The BMV previously extended hours for two days prior to the primary election (5,359 credential transactions) and the 2012 general election (14,935 transactions).