Monroe County sheriff candidate: Ruben Marté

Ruben Marté is running for a four-year term as the sheriff of Monroe County. Marté faces Steve Hale, Angie Purdie, Joani Stalcup, and Troy Thomas in the May 3, 2022 Democratic Party primary.

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Democrat Ruben Marté

The winner of that race will face Republican Nathan Williamson in the Nov. 8, 2022 general election. Williams is unopposed for sheriff in the Republican Party primary.

Ruben Marté has worked for 31 years for the Indiana State Police. He is now a captain in the office of the superintendent. This past year, Marté was appointed as the ISP’s first equity and and inclusion officer.

Marté earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Baruch College in New Your university of New York. He has undergone analytical training with Anacapa Sciences, Inc. and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Marté serves on Bloomington’s commission on hispanic and latino affairs. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Marté’s campaign website outlines a platform with four elements: increasing public safety; reduce the rate of recidivism and reentry in the justice system; increase training for all sheriff’s office employees; and expand public outreach and community engagement.

Links to Additional Information

Ruben Marté campaign website

Ruben Marté campaign Facebook page

League of Women Voters Ruben Marté profile

Ruben Marté campaign email address:

April 4, 2022 forum for Democratic Party primary candidates for sheriff: YouTube version of CATS broadcast.

Campaign filings

Ruben Marté statement of organization
Ruben Marté declaration of candidacy
Ruben Marté statement of economic interests
Ruben Marté pre-primary report of receipts and expenditures