LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is seeking a second term to lead Hoosiers.
Holcomb officially announced his 2020 re-election campaign in Knightstown, Indiana Saturday.
"I’m Indiana proud – in part because of our heritage and the progress we've made together over this last decade-plus," Holcomb said during his campaign event. "And that’s why I’m running for re-election."
Holcomb staged his rally at a familiar site, the Hoosier Gym, which was also used in the classic 1986 film “Hoosiers” starring Gene Hackman.
Four the next four years, Holcomb says his administration is going to continue focusing on “people-first” polices they began during his first term. Many of those policies include road investment, funding for K-12 education, workforce training opportunities and expanded treatment for Hoosiers facing and recovering from drug addiction.
"It’s because of our team - all of you - that we’ve exceeded high expectations. And we've done it the right way - the Indiana way - by putting people first," Holcomb said. "From the economy, to job creation, to infrastructure, to public health, to education – you name it. We’re making a positive difference in the lives of Hoosiers all over our great state."
Holcomb was elected Indiana’s 51st governor in 2016.