FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Voters in Northeast Indiana will decide on numerous municipal races, none more hotly contested than the race for Fort Wayne Mayor.
Hughes and Henry have traded a host of negative ads, accusing the other of raising taxes and an inability to move Fort Wayne forward. Most recently, Hughes said she will sue Henry if he doesn't publicly apologize before the election on accusations that Henry aired a television ad lying that Hughes didn't pay taxes.
Fort Wayne residents will also decide on the City Clerk and City Council.
Also in Allen County, Woodburn voters will decide whether to keep incumbent Democrat Dick Hoeppner or replace him with Republican challenger Bill Meadows.
In DeKalb County, residents will vote primarily for city council representatives. Voters in Garrett will decide on a new mayor after current Mayor Dave Wiant is not seeking re-election. Tonya Hoeffel is the Republican nominee and Thomas Kleeman is the Democratic nominee.
In Whitley County, Columbia City voters will also decide a new mayor after Mayor Jim Fleck opted to not seek another term. Voters have three candidates to choose from: Republican Ryan Daniel, Democrat Cathy Heritier, and Libertarian Scott Wise.
In Adams County, voters in Berne will decide between Republican mayoral candidate Bill McKean and Democrat Ray Gill.
In Noble County, Ligonier residents will vote between incumbent Republican candidate Patty Fisel and Democratic challenger Andy Schultz for mayor. Albion, Avilla, Kendallville, Wolcottville and Ligonier voters will also decide some council seats. Avilla will also vote for Clerk-Treasurer.
LaGrange County has limited elections to decide due to no opposition candidates.
In Steuben County, residents will watch a closely contested mayoral race. Democratic incumbent Mayor Dick Hickman is being challenged by Harry Nix, a Republican.
Huntington voters will decide a new mayor after ousting Republican incumbent Steve Updike in the May primary. After seven candidates were on the May ballot, including Updike, the Mayor finished a distant fourth. Voters will decide on Republican Brooks Fetters, Democrat Tony Hiles, or Independent Jay Rinehart.
Many voters in Wells County will see candidates running unopposed, including longtime Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis, who is running for a fifth term. Bluffton residents will also vote for Clerk-Treasurer and Judge of the City Court.
Voters in Ohio will decide mayoral and council races, but also face three ballot issues Tuesday.
The primary ballot issue getting the most attention is Issue 2, the repeal of Senate Bill 5. SB5 is a bill passed by the Ohio Legislature limiting the bargaining rights of unions and requiring government employees to make high payments for health insurance. Voters will also decide on age restrictions for judges and whether federal laws should allow Ohio residents to be subject to mandatory health insurance.
When voting on Tuesday, remember to have a government issued photo ID. If you do not have an ID, the BMV will have extended hours Tuesday and only process drivers licenses and photo IDs. If there is any confusion at a polling place, cast a provisional ballot.
Polls in Indiana are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. In Ohio, they are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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U.S. Census data shows that one Fort Wayne neighborhood is among the poorest in the state, and it the poverty rate has a direct correlation the rising crime statistics.
It was something that was never supposed to happen. A veteran who killed a woman in Indianapolis then took his own life was buried with full military honors. Since that day, the victim's family has been advocating against it.
The house fire affected traffic on U.S. 33 just north of Churubusco for over an hour. All lanes were back open less than two hours after the fire was called in.
Police said speed appeared to be a factor in a crash that all the occupants of the car seriously injured.
Three intersections on the north side of the city will have new left-turn signals that with a flashing yellow arrow. The new signals will be activated in January.
A plan is in the works to move Cindy's Diner from its current location in downtown Fort Wayne to another location one block northwest from its current location. The iconic restaurant has been a fixture downtown since 1990.
Former Komets executive, owner, general manager and coach Ken Ullyot passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, at the age of 92.
The organization claims such legislation would hamper the city's ability to grow economically and that Fort Wayne should be "competitive on a national level and be recognized as a community that thrives on diversity, innovation, and inclusion,”
A state commission seeking ways to improve the lives of Indiana's most vulnerable children is forming a task force to investigate whether there's a link between methamphetamine arrests and child welfare cases.
Scammers are claiming to be from a law enforcement agency and are threatening to arrest victims if they don't pay the fine for an alleged crime or debt.
The free course will go over the laws and regulations about squirrel hunting and will teach attendees how to field dress and prepare squirrels for the table.
The Allen County Sheriff's Department arrested two people for having and making meth on Monday and Wednesday.
People across Indiana are bundling up against colder temperatures than parts of the state saw in either of the past two winters.
Tesla has opened two charging stations in northern Indiana, one of them at a hotel in Angola, as it works to establish a network of such stops across the country for its electric cars.
Fort Wayne police are looking for a man who is suspected of robbing a local bar early Thursday morning.