Indiana is holding elections, including for Indianapolis City Council, on Nov. 7, 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 May 18. To read each candidate’s full responses, click their name at the bottom of the article.
Brienne Delaney (D) is running for election to Indianapolis City Council District 2 and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Delaney responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“Crime Prevention and Infrastructure (utilities, streets, sidewalks, bridges).”
Click here to read the rest of Delaney’s answers.
William Jackson (D) is running for election to Indianapolis City Council District 20 and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Jackson responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“One of the more pressing areas is access to affordable housing. Indianapolis is currently facing a housing crisis, and we must find innovative ways to help alleviate the burden on renters. … [including] … stronger tenant protection ordinances … safeguards against rent rises and discriminatory practices … inclusionary zoning.”
Click here to read the rest of Jackson’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.