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Who is on the 2022 Monroe County primary ballots?

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(Tyler Lake)

Monroe County voters will have a handful of local, state, and congressional candidates to pick during the May primary. Contested races in the Republican and Democratic primaries include U.S. and state representatives, county sheriff, and county commissioner.

The winners of each party’s primary election on May 3 will face off in Indiana’s general election Nov. 8. Nonpartisan school board candidates will appear on the ballot in the November general election.

READ MORE: Full election coverage, live results and updates

Important dates before Indiana’s primary elections: 

  • April 4 is the last day to register to vote or update voter registration.
  • April 5 is the first day of early, in-person voting. 
  • April 21 is the last day to request an absentee ballot by mail.

Monroe County Offices (* denotes incumbent office holders) 

Monroe County Assessor 

Judith A. Sharp (D)* 

Monroe County Circuit Court Clerk  

Nicole Browne (D)* 

Prosecuting Attorney of Monroe County, 10th Judicial Circuit 

Erika Oliphant (D)* 

Monroe County Recorder 

Paul White Sr. (R) 

Ashley Cranor (D) 

Amy Swain (D) 

Monroe County Sheriff  

Nathan P. Williamson (R) 

Steve Hale (D) 

Ruben D. Marte (D) 

Angie Purdie (D) 

Joani Stalcup (D) 

Troy Thomas (D) 

Monroe County Commissioner, District 1 

Elizabeth (Lee) Jones (D)* 

Dominic Thompson (D) 

Perry B. Robinson (R) 

Monroe County Council, District 1 

Peter J. Iversen (D)* 

Jim Allen (R) 

Monroe County Council, District 2 

Kate Wiltz (D)* 

Monroe County Council, District 3 

Martha (Marty) Hawk (R)* 

Monroe County Council, District 4 

Jennifer Crossley (D)* 

Judge of the Monroe Circuit Court, 10th Judicial Circuit, No. 1 

Holly M. Harvey (D)* 

Judge of the Monroe Circuit Court, 10th Judicial Circuit, No. 4 

Mary Ellen Diekhoff (D)* 

Judge of the Monroe Circuit Court, 10th Judicial Circuit, No. 7 

Carl Lamb (R)  

Allison M. Chopra (D) 

Emily A. Salzmann (D) 

April Ann Wilson (D) 

Karen Elise Wrenbeck (D)

Ellettsville Town Council, Ward 4 

Dan Swafford (R)* 

Ellettsville Town Council, Ward 5 

Pamela Samples (R)* 

READ MORE: Monroe County election board selects new early voting site 

Additionally, 11 township trustee positions are up for election. Each of these races has only one registered candidate. To view a complete list of primary election candidates in Monroe County, click here 

State Offices 

State Representative, District 45 (Linton, Sullivan, Bloomfield) 

Bruce Borders (R)*

Jeff Ellington (R)  

State Representative, District 46 (Spencer, Ellettsville) 

Bob Heaton (R)* 

Kurtis J Cummings (D) 

State Representative, District 60 (Martinsville) 

Peggy Mayfield (R)* 

Brittany Carroll (R) 

State Representative, District 61 (Bloomington) 

Matt Pierce (D)* 

State Representative, District 62 (Bloomington, Nashville) 

Dave Hall (R)

Greg (No Bull) Knott (R) 

Penny Githens (D)

Brad Swain (D)

State Representative, District 65 (Bedford, Mitchell, Paoli)  

Chris May (R)* 

John Lee (R) 

Kevin Goodman (D) 

Districts 45 and 65 do not include Monroe County, however they are directly adjacent to the county’s south and west borders. Click here to view an up-to-date map of Indiana’s House of Representatives districts. 

Federal Offices 

United States Senator  

Todd Young (R)*

Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. (D) 

United States Representative, Ninth District 

Jim Baker (R) 

Stu Barnes-Israel (R) 

Michael Davisson (R)

Dan Heiwig (R) 

Erin Houchin (R) 

Eric Schansberg (R)

Mike Sodrel (R) 

Bill J. Thomas (R) 

Brian Tibbs (R)  

Isak Asare (D)

Liam Dorris (D)

Matthew Fyfe (D) 

To view a complete list of candidates across Indiana, click here. 

Want to contact your legislators about an issue that matters to you? Find out how to contact your senators and member of Congress here.

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