The Journal Gazette

Henry, Smith praise each other's commitment

In an unusual move for a political debate, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Republican challenger Tim Smith were asked by Wednesday's moderator to compliment each other. Henry and S ...

September 29, 2019 1:00 am

Award will honor Election Board worker

The Allen County Election Board has created an award to honor an election worker making a difference for voters.  The Jeanne Nicolet Delivering Democracy Award will be prese ...

September 27, 2019 4:00 pm

Henry, Smith compliment each other

In an unusual move for a political debate, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Republican challenger Tim Smith were asked by Wednesday's moderator to compliment each other.  Henr ...

September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

Holcomb to speak at Allen GOP Reagan Bean Dinner

Gov. Eric Holcomb will be the keynote speaker for the Allen County Republican Party's annual Reagan Bean Dinner on Nov. 1, party Chairman Steve Shine announced Monday. Shine said ...

September 23, 2019 11:50 am

Mayoral candidates' forum set

Fort Wayne's mayoral candidates will answer questions about quality-of-life topics at an Oct. 17 public forum at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Arts United, WFWA-TV PBS39, the Mike ...

September 22, 2019 1:00 am

Meet the Candidates Night, mayoral forums set

The Upstate Alliance of REALTORS and Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana will host a Meet the Candidates Night on Oct. 2.  The two-hour event will feature Allen County candid ...

September 17, 2019 2:10 pm

Gay business exec running for governor

Josh Owens of Indianapolis has become Indiana's first openly gay candidate for governor. Owens, 34, announced Monday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor ...

September 17, 2019 2:00 pm

GOP state lawmakers invite intern applications for 2020 session

College students and recent graduates are invited to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program for the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. ...

September 16, 2019 12:00 pm

Leaders group mayoral debate set for Sept. 25

Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana will have a Fort Wayne mayoral candidates debate this month. The debate between Democratic Mayor Tom Henry and Republican challenger Tim Smith w ...

September 15, 2019 1:00 am

YLNI sponsoring town hall-style mayoral debate

Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana will hold a Fort Wayne mayoral debate later this month.

September 12, 2019 1:00 pm

Smith's campaign hits 25,000 doors

The campaign to elect a Republican mayor in Fort Wayne has knocked on 25,000 doors, according to a news release. "I am humbled and thankful for the tremendous grassroots support ...

September 10, 2019 9:50 am

Tallian to keynote Allen Democrats' dinner

The Allen County Democratic Party announced Monday that state Sen. Karen Tallian of Portage will be the keynote speaker at its annual dinner this month. Tallian announced re ...

September 9, 2019 9:40 pm

Firefighters PAC endorses Keesling for clerk

The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 124 Political Action Committee has announced that it endorsed Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling for re-election. The PA ...

September 9, 2019 12:20 pm

Mitchell makes official run for Brooks' seat

About a week after filing her candidacy, state Treasurer Kelly Mitchell formally announced she will seek the Republican nomination for the 5th Congressional District. Mitchell bec ...

September 8, 2019 1:00 am

Women's group to post candidates' views online

The Fort Wayne Area League of Women Voters has announced it will post to the answers that municipal election candidates in Fort Wayne and New Haven provi ...

September 5, 2019 11:50 am

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