Get Ready for Primary Elections!

*** Primary Election Day: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 ***

West Indy has a lot of important choices to make in May. The following are seats many people in our neighborhood will vote on.

There are several other seats up for election including board seats and convention delegates, depending on your township and precinct, however.

Visit indianavoters.gov to make sure you’re registered to vote, see who’s on your ballot, find a polling place, learn about early voting, and more!


Joe Biden (D – incumbent)

Donald Trump (R)


US Senator

Mark Carmichael (D)

Valerie McCray (D)

Jim Banks (R)



Jennifer McCormick (D)

Mike Braun (R)

Brad Chambers (R)

Suzanne Crouch (R)

Eric Doden (R)

Curtis Hill (R)

Jamie Reitenour (R)


US Representative

Andre Carson (D – incumbent)

Curtis Godfrey (D)

Pierre Pullins (D)

Philip Davis (R)

Jennifer Pace (R)

Catherine Ping (R)

Gabe Whitley (R)


State Senator (District 35)

Michael Young (R – incumbent)

Philip Clay (R)


State Representative (District 97)

Justin Moed (D – incumbent)

Sarah Shydale (D)

Stephen Whitmer (R)


Marion County Treasurer

Bobby Kern (D)

Barbara Lawrence (D – incumbent)

Randy Wandell (R)


Marion County Coroner

Alfarena McGinty (D)


Marion County Surveyor

Debra Jenkins (D – incumbent)

Click on a candidate’s name to go to their campaign website:

Joe Hogsett (incumbent – D)

Jefferson Shreve (R)

Who is running for Mayor?

Our mayor is our city and county chief executive, and oversees city-county government’s various departments, agencies, and municipal corporations. The mayor is responsible for:


  • proposing a budget
  • signing legislation into law (can approve or veto bills passed by City Council)
  • appointing departmental directors
  • overseeing the city’s day-to-day operations.
  • representing the city on the state, national, and international levels


Mayors serve a four-year term.

District 17 (west of Belmont) 

Jared Evans (D)

Lisa Schmitz (R)


District 18 (east of Belmont)

Kristin Jones (D)

Click on a candidate’s name to go to their campaign website:

Who is running for City Council in West Indy?

District Changes – Right now, West Indy is in District 16. But in 2022, City Council district maps were redrawn, and new district boundaries take effect in 2024. West Indy will be split down Belmont so that our neighborhood will have two City Councilors representing us in 2024. West Indy City Council Districts will be District 17 (west of Belmont) and District 18 (east of Belmont). Make sure you know who is on your ballot. Visit indianavoters.gov and click “Who’s on My Ballot” to search by your address.

Our City Councilor is our representative at city level, and is responsible for:


  • making laws
  • approving the annual City-County budget
  • levying taxes
  • distributing funds for City-County operations
  • recognizing individuals and groups for their contributions to their communities
  • serving on boards and commissions


Councilors serve a four-year term.

2022 Election Results

Congratulations to all of our newly elected/re-elected winners! We look forward to working with you in West Indy!


This year, lines were redrawn and Indiana gained a new State Senate District. SD-46 includes a lot of West Indy. Congratulations to our first SD-46 State Senator Andrea Hunley!

SD-46 Boundaries