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Small town, rural America helped elect Donald Trump. And Greentown, a community of less than 2,500 people, was one of those places where voters threw their support behind the president, with 77 percent casting their ballots in his favor.

Kristianna Upchurch, a Democrat who was running for the Kokomo Common Council’s 6th District seat, has withdrawn her candidacy.

Howard County Elections

Dawn Lushin, the daughter of longtime Center Township Trustee Jean Lushin, has announced her candidacy for the same office, challenging incumbent Democrat Robert Lee in this May’s primary election.

Tipton County Elections

Miami County Elections

PERU – Jeff Sinkovics, Miami County chief deputy prosecutor, has filed his candidacy for Miami County prosecuting attorney in the May primary election on the Republican ticket.

PERU – Karen LeMaster, a longtime Miami County deputy assessor, has announced her candidacy for Miami County Assessor on the Republican ticket in the May primary election.

PERU – Christian Sands, a local attorney and a former Miami County deputy prosecutor, has announced he is running for Miami County prosecutor in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.

PERU -- Rick Brown, an Indiana State Police sergeant and Air Force veteran, has announced he is running for Miami County sheriff in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.

State Races

Three Republican Statehouse mainstays from Howard County filed for re-election last week and will now spend the next month awaiting the potential candidate filings of local competitors.

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