At deadline today,
the filings for the upcoming Republican caucus saw one candidate each for
the vacancies on the Burns Harbor Town Council, Liberty Twp. Advisory Board
and the Porter Twp. Advisory Board
The Porter County
Voters Registration Office told the Chesterton Tribune this morning
that Kevin Tracy has filed for Andy Bozakís seat on the Burns Harbor Town
Council and Terry E. Dunn has filed for Jeff Larsonís seat on the Liberty
Twp. Advisory Board.
The vacancies were
created as Bozak and Larson will be joining the Porter County Council.
One candidate for
the Porter Twp. board has filed, William Casbon.
Republican Party will hold a caucus at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23 at the Porter
County Demonstration Building, 155 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso, Room 102A.
The deadline for
filing is at 4:30 p.m. today, the Voters Registration Office said.
County GOP Chairman
Michael Simpson said proxy votes will not be accepted at the caucus. Only
precinct committeemen in office 30 days prior to the election are eligible
The County Chair
(or the Chairs designee) will chair the caucus. The law requires a secret
ballot and the winner needs a majority vote. The candidate(s) will be given
up to three minutes to speak in alphabetical order. The candidates(s) may,
if they so choose, have an introduction by a party member, no more than two
minutes, prior to their speech.