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Fifth District Virtual Town Hall – Session 1 Republican 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. There are two sessions for the 14 GOP primary candidates. This is session 1 which includes Kent Abernathy, Andrew …

Fifth District Virtual Town Hall – Session 2 Republican 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. There are two sessions for the 14 GOP primary candidates. This is session 2 which includes Matt Hook, Matt …

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 …

Indianapolis Star examines tough fundraising road for 5th House District candidates

Indianapolis Star reporter Kaitlin Lange detailed the effect that the coronavirus has had on fundraising for Republican and Democratic candidates in the primary elections for the Fifth Congressional District. Her story can be found at this link: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2020/04/16/indiana-primary-some-5th-district-candidates-rely-personal-loans/5140287002/

From The Indianapolis Star: Fifth District Democrats on the Issues

Kaitlin Lange of The Indianapolis Star has compiled answers from the Democratic candidates in the Fifth Congressional District primary on several issues. Read her story at this link: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/03/18/indiana-5th-congressional-district-democratic-candidates-issues/4532195002/

From The Indianapolis Star: Fifth District Republicans on the Issues

Kaitlin Lange of The Indianapolis Star has compiled answers from the Republican candidates in the Fifth Congressional District primary on several issues. Read her story at this link: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/03/18/indiana-5th-congressional-district-republican-candidates-issues/4723459002/

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 …

About the Fifth District

Indiana’s Fifth Congressional District is located in the north-central part of the state. It includes all or parts of Blackford, Boone, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Madison, Marion and Tipton counties. It includes the north side of Indianapolis as well as the cities of Marion, Carmel, Anderson, Elwood,  Noblesville and parts of Kokomo. The district is predominantly …