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Thursday, April 24, 2014

 Yes4Elkhart stickers sit on a table outside a public meeting  about Elkhart's referendum held by the Yes4Elkhart campaign group at Pierre Moran Middle School in Elkhart on Monday, March 10, 2014.

Both groups pulling for 'yes' votes on May 6 – Yes4Elkhart and Yes for Concord Kids – have cash available for the election's closing days. Read the story to find out who's contributed what.

Trevor Wendzonka
Posted at 4:41 p.m.
 Curt Nisly, Republican challenger for the District 22 seat in the Indiana House.

Rep. Rebecca Kubacki is facing an intense challenge from Curt Nisly for the District 22 seat.

Tim Vandenack
Posted at 4:32 p.m.
 Elkhart County Recorder Jerry Weaver, right, speaks at a candidate forum Monday, April 21, as one of his challengers, Jennifer Doriot, left, looks on. The forum, co-sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, drew candidates for several positions and was held at Iechyd Da in Elkhart.

Candidates running for election in the May 6 primaries gathered at Iechyd Da Monday night for a Dyngus Day event that gave voters a chance to get to know who is running. Here's what the candidates said.

Tim Vandenack
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 7:37 a.m.
 From left to right, the District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a forum Monday, April 21, 2014: Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. The three appeared at the Pitch and Pull, a forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.

Jesse Bohannon, Adam Bujalski and Doug Miller are competing for the Elkhart County-based seat.

 Jesse Bohannon
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

Indiana Rep. Jim Lucas cited Bohannon's support for gun rights.

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:02 p.m.

A forum that brings citizens and candidates in the upcoming election together starts at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21. Check out the story to see what our reporters are saying about the event and the candidates in real time.

 Jackie Walorski (left) shares a laugh with Paul Thomas during the Knights of Columbus Dyngus Day lunch Monday April 21, 2014.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:12 p.m.

Jackie Walorski was the headliner among candidates to appear for the lunchtime crowd at Elkhart's Knights of Columbus hall.

 Candidates from left to right: Teresa Cataldo, David Francisco, Fay Schwartz and Andrew Hicks.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:48 a.m.

Four candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for judge of Superior Court 3 in Elkhart.

 Jerry Weaver, Republican, is the incumbent in the county recorder race.
Posted on April 20, 2014 at 11:19 a.m.

Incumbent Jerry Weaver, Jessica Sanders and Jennifer Doriot will face off in the May 6 primary for the county recorder seat. Each has a unique vision of improving the office's service to the public.

 Pauline Graff, incumbent in the race for Elkhart County auditor.
Posted on April 20, 2014 at 11:18 a.m.

Incumbent Pauline Graff, local business owner Jim Erb and former Cleveland Township assessor John Loos are vying for the county auditor position, which will pay a salary of $75,110 in 2014.

 Indiana state representative Rebecca Kubacki, District 22, Friday, March 7, 2014.  Photographed at the Elkhart Chamber of Commerce Third House meeting.
Posted on April 19, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.

Incumbent Rebecca Kubacki, challenged in the GOP primary by Curt Nisly, blasts the "despicable" tone of the race.

 Frank Lucchese is the incumbent in the upcoming Elkhart County Commissioner race. If elected, he will enter his third four-year term.
Posted on April 19, 2014 at 3:17 a.m.

Frank Lucchese is up for re-election this year. He'll be challenged by Rick Easton, a political newcomer and engineer for the Elkhart County Highway Department.

 Come to the candidates forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, set for April 21.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.

The event will feature the hopefuls for the District 48 Indiana House seat, the Elkhart Superior Court 3 judgeship and other county posts. 

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