2019 Municipal Elections

City of Fort Wayne, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and WIKICOMMONS

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Democratic party candidate James Mueller won the race to become the next mayor of South Bend on Tuesday night. With the majority of voting precincts reporting and Mueller clinching more than 60 percent of the votes, he entered Corby's Irish Pub to cheers, whistles and chants from his supporters.

FILE PHOTO: Rebecca Green / WBOI

It wasn’t just that Wells County Republicans claimed the Bluffton mayor’s office Tuesday night in the general election after more than two decades.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Both Republicans and Democrats had something to tout after Indiana’s 2019 municipal elections.

Rebecca Green / Northeast Indiana Public Radio/WBOI


It is municipal election day in northeast Indiana. For candidates who have been trying to get voters to the polls since the primary and the start of early voting, every ballot cast makes a big difference. Historically one in four registered voters turnout for Fort Wayne city elections.