FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A rural Auburn man who works in manufacturing management and has run twice for DeKalb County Council has filed to run for Congress in northeastern Indiana's 3rd District.
The Journal Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1mPEC9m ) Jim Redmond filed his candidacy Friday with the Indiana Secretary of State's Office. He becomes the second Democrat to announce plans to run for the seat held by Republican incumbent Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Howe.
The 64-year-old Redmond joins Justin Kuhnle of Kendallville in filing to run in the May 6 Democratic primary election. Stutzman is being challenged in the Republican primary by James Mahoney III of Huntington.
Stutzman is seeking a third full two-year term.
Information from: The Journal Gazette, http://www.journalgazette.net