Independent candidate filing window closed

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – The window for Independent candidates to file paperwork to run for office this November closed at noon Monday.

Independent Ken Rhodes filed paperwork Monday morning to run for Fairfield Township Board. Rhodes is currently on the township board. He got 214 signatures to be placed on the ballot.

Other candidates for Fairfield Township Board are Republicans M. Allen Nugent, John Parker and Shane Weist. Democrats caucused Ashley Smith as a candidate last week.

Democrats have until Thursday at noon to turn in paperwork. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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