Challenger Diego Morales’ campaign to defeat Gov. Eric Holcomb’s appointee for Indiana secretary of state succeeded on Saturday, when Indiana Republican Party delegates nominated Morales to be their candidate in November’s general election.
Political mail directly attacking Gov. Eric Holcomb and associated GOP candidates as too moderate has been delivered to delegates in advance of this weekend’s Indiana Republican Party convention, heightening an already looming intra-party showdown.
A former Mike Pence aide seeking to oust Indiana’s Republican secretary of state is embracing Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen while also fending off criticism about twice leaving jobs in that office after being written up for poor job performance.
Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan, who was appointed to her position by Gov. Eric Holcomb in March, announced Monday that she plans to seek the Republican Party’s nomination to run for the position in this year’s general election.