INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Olympic figure skater and Marion Mayor Wayne
Seybold is running for Indiana treasurer.
Seybold announced Tuesday he would seek the Republican nomination for the
office primarily concerned with state investments and pensions. He touted
his work as mayor and said he would work to coordinate more with local
officials if elected.
Current GOP state Treasurer Richard Mourdock is term-limited from seeking
Seybold skated in the 1988 Olympics with his sister and is in his third term
as Marion’s mayor. He has already secured the support of several leading
Republicans, including the Indiana co-chairmen of Mitt Romney’s 2012
Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody warned Tuesday that Seybold
could hurt the state’s fiscal standing if elected. Marion recently took out
a $3 million loan to make payroll.