Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Indiana roundup

Indiana is holding elections, including for municipal offices, on May 2, 2023. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Below is a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out the survey as of Feb. 15, 2023. To read each candidate’s full responses, click their name at the bottom of the article.

John L. Couch (R) is running for mayor of Indianapolis and the primary election is on May 2. Here’s how Couch responded to the question: “What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?”

“Public Safety, Infrastructure, Education, Economic Development, Animal Rights, Human Rights, Environmental Issues, and more.”

Click here to read the rest of Couch’s answers. 

Dominique Davie (D) is running for Indianapolis City Council District 24 and the primary election is on May 2. Here’s how Davie responded to the question: “What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?”

“Crime, education, public safety, improving local neighborhoods, treating mental health, and representing the interests of constituents.”

Click here to read the rest of Davie’s answers. 

Stephen Whitmer (R) is running for Indianapolis City Council District 16 and the primary election is on May 2. Here’s how Whitmer responded to the question: “What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?”

“Infrastructure improvements and fund transparency.”

Click here to read the rest of Whitmer’s answers. 

If you’re an Indiana candidate or incumbent, click here to take the survey. The survey contains over 30 questions, and you can choose the ones you feel will best represent your views to voters. If you complete the survey, a box with your answers will display on your Ballotpedia profile. Your responses will also populate the information that appears in our mobile app, My Vote Ballotpedia.

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