Early Voting in Spencer County Announced

Early voting in Spencer County will begin October 6th. Only change on Election Day is that Hammond 1 & 2 will vote at the Grandview Civic Center.

As during the primary, there will be two early voting centers: The Courthouse in Rockport and the Community Center in Santa Claus.

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Mike Griffin Puts Name on Ballot for State Representative of House District 75

© Zach Reuber February 11, 2020 From 18WJTS News

Warrick County resident Mike Griffin has put his name on the Republican ballot to run for state representative of House District 75.

With more than 40 years of experience in the finance industry, Griffin has developed new business while maintaining existing accounts and overseeing hundreds of employees.

Griffin wants to maintain the tax cuts current House Representative Ron Bacon put in place during his time in office. His platform also contains finishing bringing high-speed broadband infrastructure to the District, driving more funding to teacher pay and continuing to cut government red tape for more efficiency and protecting the First and Second Amendment rights of Hoosiers. While in office, Griffin would build on Governor Holcomb’s agenda of maternal and infant mortality by protecting the mothers and their unborn. He also believes there is still work to do when it comes to addressing Indiana’s drug epidemic.

House District 75, includes most of Warrick County and the Southern half of Spencer and Pike counties.



Cindy Ledbetter, Councilwoman for Warrick County District 1, filed paperwork at the Statehouse in Indianapolis on Wednesday to affirm her candidacy for the District 75 seat in Indiana’s house of Representatives. District 75 encompasses most of Warrick, Southern Pike, and Southwestern Spencer Counties. 

Ms. Ledbetter a nurse practitioner who specializes in mental health, has over 25 years of medical, business, and administrative experience. She has managed both for profit and not for profit businesses and she has had ownership of a small manufucuring firm and a restaurant. 

Ms. Ledbetter is also active in her local community.  In 2015 she worked as a team leader with a local non-profit to raise community awareness to opiate overdose.  Her work as team leader led to Vanderburgh and Warrick County first responders and police officers carrying the life-saving medication Narcan.   In 2016 she traveled to San Antonio Texas as part of a research team with a goal to decrease the mental health population of the Vanderburgh County Jail.  Her jail diversion efforts lead to the development of the Evansville Mental Health Commission.  In 2017 she shifted her focus to Warrick County and in 2018 was elected to serve on the Warrick County Council.  Ms. Ledbetter resides in Newburgh Indiana and has a psychiatric practice in Evansville Indiana.

Ms. Ledbetter reports “I want to be a voice for the people and running for the House District 75 seat gives me a chance to make a difference on a larger scale”  She outlined four main areas of her campaign which include helping rural communities preserve their population and workforce, mental health/substance abuse, education and agriculture.

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