Menu

Category: Events

Fifth District Virtual Town Hall – Democrat Primary 2020

Fifth District Congressional candidates and citizens come together in a civic learning, on-line Town Hall less contentious than traditional debates. Citizens will hear the candidates’ responses to questions about legislative issues, candidate qualifications, and governing philosophy. The four Democrat primary candidates include Jennifer Christie, Christina Hale, Andrew Jacobs and Dee Thornton. Indiana Congressional Town Hall …

Fifth District Virtual Town Halls to Feature 14 Republican and four Democratic Candidates

  Indiana Town Halls (www.Indianatownhalls.org) and WFYI Productions today announced that its Fifth District Congressional Primary Town Halls will be webcast using Zoom technology on Monday and Tuesday, May 11 and 12. Fourteen Republican and four Democratic candidates will participate. Jim Shella, former political reporter for WISH-TV and former host of Indiana Week in Review …

Bios of the Republican candidates

Biographies as provided by the candidates Kent Abernathy Kent Abernathy is a graduate of the United States Military Academy. Kent’s lifetime of service emulates the West Point motto: Duty, Honor, Country. He also completed Army Ranger training and later flight school, becoming an Army aviator. After nearly seven years of active duty, Kent transitioned into …

Bios of the Democratic candidates

Biographies as provided by the Democratic candidates Jennifer Christie Jennifer is a scientist, mom of four young children, and has been a resident of the 5th district for over 20 years where she and her husband raise their children together.  She graduated from Purdue University with honors in Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics and is an …