May 2, 2023 Logansport Primary Election updates

Last Updated on March 21, 2023 by Cass County Communication Network

We’ve compiled the following information from a variety of sources and will update as more information is received.

The May 2, 2023 primary election is a municipal election for Logansport residents only.

During the primary, voters must select either a Democratic or Republican ballot, as the parties are nominating their candidates for November’s municipal election.

All voters will see their party’s candidates for Logansport mayor, clerk-treasurer and 2 common council at-large seats. There are five city council wards and voters will also see the candidates for their city council ward.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 was the first day that candidates who want to be on the ballot for the May 2, 2023 primary election could begin filing.

The deadline for candidates to file is noon on Friday, February 3, 2023.

According to the Cass County Clerk’s Office, the following candidates had filed their declaration of candidacy as of February 3, 2023 at noon.

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES

Logansport Mayor
Chris Martin
James McKeever
Johnny “Q”uinones
Berney (Willie) Sadler (will not appear on ballot due to candidate challenge upheld on Feb. 17, 2023)
Rich Voorhees (will not appear on ballot due to candidate challenge upheld on Feb. 17, 2023)

Logansport Clerk-Treasurer
Tyler M. Pearson

Logansport City Council Ward 1
Cameron Austin

Logansport City Council Ward 2
Blain R. Perkins
BJ Cox

Logansport City Council At Large
Benjamin A. Grant
Jonathan Nelms

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

Logansport Mayor
Terry Doran
Larry B. Hood
Dave Kitchell
Jacob LeDonne

Logansport Clerk-Treasurer
Duane D. Ullom

Logansport City Council Ward 2
Jesika Alexander

Logansport City Council Ward 4
Carl H. McPherson, Jr.

Logansport City Council Ward 5
Scott G. Peattie

Logansport City Council At Large
Dave Morris

Logansport City Council Wards were updated based on 2020 Census. The map above was provided by the Cass County Clerk’s Office.

New Logansport Municipal City Council wards were approved in November 2022 by Ordinance 2022-39 which includes the following descriptions from the Nov. 7, 2022 city council packet (PDF).

Ward 1
Clay City, Noble City and Logansport 1
Population: 3673

Ward 2
Logansport 2 and Washington City
Population: 3678

Ward 3
Logansport 3 and Logansport 4
Population: 3678

Ward 4
Logansport 5 minus two Census blocks
Population: 3513 (population 3652-139 residents from Census blocks 180017095150001001 and 18001709515001005 = 3513)

Ward 5
Logansport 6, Logansport 7 and two Census blocks from Logansport 5
Population: 3632 (Population 3493 + 139 residents from Census Blocks 180017095150001001 and 18001709515001005 = 3632)

WHEN AND WHERE YOU CAN VOTE:

The dates, times and locations of in-person voting are as follows:

Cass County Government Building (Courthouse)
Monday, April 24 – Friday, April 28, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, May 1, 2023 from 9 a.m. to noon

Riverside Park – McHale Complex
Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Logansport School Administration Building (2829 George St.)
Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Indiana Election calendar can be found here.

Cass County Online