South Bend Municipal Primary Election Results 2015
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South Bend Municipal Primary Election Results 2015

Follow the South Bend Voice for updates on local races and key national races. Refresh your browser every few minutes as we will update this page with new vote totals. Democratic Party South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (incumbent) – 78% Henry Davis Jr. – 22% Reporting: 100% South Bend City Clerk Kareemah Fowler – 75%…

Meet the Candidates: Karen White, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Karen White, South Bend Common Council At-Large

Service to family, community, and education are the hallmarks of my life journey. Born in Buffalo, New York, I relocated to South Bend at an early age. I attended Harrison Elementary School and graduated from Central High School. I received her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology and social work from Indiana State University, Terre Haute and…

Meet the Candidates: Kelvin Poindexter, South Bend Common Council District 2
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Meet the Candidates: Kelvin Poindexter, South Bend Common Council District 2

I’m Kelvin Poindexter. I’m running for 2nd District Council. As a well known person throughout the community, I’ve been a life long resident of South Bend. I’ve also served in the United States Army, I am a union stewart for teamsters 364 and have been affiliated with other unions in the area throughout the course…

Meet the Candidates: Rod Goodchild, South Bend Common Council District 3
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Meet the Candidates: Rod Goodchild, South Bend Common Council District 3

I’m Rod Goodchild and I’m running for 3rd District/Democrat…Learn, Lead and Serve. I am an Olympic-caliber athlete who graduated from Western Michigan University on an athletic Scholarship and received my master’s degree in regional planning from Ohio University. In 1973 I served with distinction as an intern my first year in Wilburton, Oklahoma with the…

Meet the Candidates: Tom Price, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Tom Price, South Bend Common Council At-Large

As we mark South Bend’s 150th anniversary, we face a turning point. With low interest rates and gas prices plus an improving national economy, investors seek new ventures without excessive risk. South Bend is poised to respond. We have ample reserves and the best bond rating of comparable Indiana cities. Several new initiatives, from the…

Meet the Candidates: Gavin Ferlic, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Gavin Ferlic, South Bend Common Council At-Large

My name is Gavin Ferlic, and I am running for re-election as an At-Large Member of the South Bend Common Council. I was born and raised in South Bend, attended the University of Notre Dame as an undergraduate, and obtained my Law Degree and Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University-Bloomington. I am the Vice…

Meet the Candidates: John Voorde, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: John Voorde, South Bend Common Council At-Large

President John F. Kennedy described himself as an idealist without illusion. I always took this to mean while it remains important to maintain your core beliefs or principles, one needs to be willing to work with others of differing views to achieve a common good. Too often of late, at the federal, the state, and…

Meet the Candidates: Lori Hamann, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Lori Hamann, South Bend Common Council At-Large

Friends and neighbors, South Bend is at a critical crossroads. That is why your participation in the May 5th primary is so important. Simply put, we cannot pull out the same old, tattered playbook and hope for different results. We cannot withstand four more years of chaos and confusion on our City Council. We desperately…

Meet the Candidates: Randy Kelly, South Bend Common Council District 3
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Meet the Candidates: Randy Kelly, South Bend Common Council District 3

I am running for office because I see a need for representation that: focuses on 3rd district concerns supports the city administration in a more responsible way brings respectful debate and thoughtful dialogue back to the city council My priorities include public safety. Budgets for police and fire have only recently grown back to 2008…