FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — On Wednesday, Allen County Republicans held their “Lincoln Day Dinner” to raise support and money for upcoming municipal elections.

At the dinner, WANE 15 asked Allen County Republicans and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who attended the event, what they look for in a local mayoral candidate.

Allen County Republican Party Chairman Steve Shine

New Haven Mayor Steven McMichael

Indiana gubernatorial candidate Eric Doden

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie