On April 13, the Hamilton Co. GOP Republican Party held a Lincoln Day Dinner at the Ritz Charles in Carmel to provide a meet-and-greet with local candidates. Gov. Mike Pence was also in attendance. From left: Judge Brian Poindexter, Westfield City Councilor Jim Ake and State Representative Jerry Torr gather at the event. (Photos by Anna Skinner)
Assistant Attorney General Abby Kuzma, left, is running for the attorney general spot. John Schaibley was in attendance to support State Representative Luke Kenley and his wife, Donna Schaibley.
From left: Kathy Laesch, a Republican from Hamilton Co., Attorney Gary Miller, Event Planner Jennifer Trattner and Tammy Meyer, lawyer attend the event. “We are here to support the Hamilton Co. GOP and get information about the upcoming election and support the candidates who are coming,” Laesch said.
Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, left, speaks with Laura Campbell, a Carmel City Council member and the new chairman of the county’s Republican party. “We have record breaking crowds and attendance for the reception and dinner tonight,” Campbell said. “Funds being raised stay in Hamilton Co. for the Hamilton Co. Republicans.”
Denise Moe, of the Hamilton Co. Republican Party, left, pauses with Steve Carter, an attorney general candidate.
Ersal Orzdemir, left, owner of Indy Eleven, attends the event with Brian Bosma, speaker of the house.
Laura Campbell, chairman of the party, welcomes the attendees to the Lincoln Day Dinner.
Gov. Mike Pence pauses with his wife, Karen. The Pences were special guests at the Lincoln Day Dinner.