Publicly announced intentions and exploratory committees are one thing. Official candidate filings are another.
Wednesday was the first day when it was possible to declare an official candidacy for one of the state or county public offices up for election in 2022.
Election Central, at 7th and Madison streets in downtown Bloomington, was not exactly teeming with candidate filing activity through the day on Wednesday.
But by 4 p.m. when the building closed, a dozen and a half candidates had made their way through the doors to the building and on to the registration office, which was marked with signage indicating only “one person at a time” should enter. Continue reading “Day 1 for candidate filings in Monroe County: Some Hoosier Democrats, Republicans make it official”