The race for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District could be a lot more crowded come Friday.
With incumbent Dan Burton not running for re-election and former U.S. Attorney Susan Brooks, former Congressman David McIntosh, former Marion County Coroner John McGoff and Fishers Attorney Jack Lugar in the race you would think there was no more room at the political inn.
However, Indy Politics has learned that there are very strong indications that State Senator Mike Delph is leaning towards getting in the race and Marion Mayor Wayne Seibold is also ready to declare.
When I spoke with Delph last week he said he had not made up his mind, but any decision would have to have family support. Seibold had been mentioned as a very strong contender for Lt. Governor under Mike Pence.
The filing deadline is Friday. So far Brooks, Lugar, McGoff and McIntosh have all filed. A candidate debate is set for February 16th in Fishers. I will be one of the moderators.