INDIANAPOLIS — Most state lawmakers from northeast Indiana wont face an opponent in the November election.
Of 16 races, only six are contested following a final deadline to fill vacancies on the ballot.
Political parties had until Thursday to file paperwork.
No new candidates in northeast Indiana were added to the ballot that werent already publicly known.
Of the six contested races, four involve incumbents. Two of the races involve open seats caused by resignation or defeat in the primary.
Here are the area races, and the candidates:
Senate District 14 Sen. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, is running unopposed.
Senate District 15 Republican Liz Brown and Democrat Jack Morris square off for the seat vacated by Sen. Tom Wyss, R-Fort Wayne.
Senate District 17 Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City, is running unopposed.
Senate District 19 Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle, is running unopposed.
House District 18 Rep. David Wolkins, R-Warsaw, is running unopposed.
House District 22 Republican Curt Nisly faces Democrat David Kolbe and Independent Michael Stinfer. Nisly knocked off Rep. Rebecca Kubacki, R-Syracuse, in May.
House District 50 Rep. Dan Leonard, R-Huntington, is running unopposed.
House District 51 Rep. Dennis Zent, R-Angola, is running unopposed.
House District 52 Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, faces Democrat Charlie Odier.
House District 79 Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, is running unopposed.
House District 80 Rep. Phil GiaQuinta, D-Fort Wayne, is running unopposed.
House District 81 Rep. Martin Carbaugh, R-Fort Wayne, faces Democrat Thad Gerardot.
House District 82 Rep. David Ober, R-Albion, faces Democrat Mike Wilber.
House District 83 Republican Christopher Judy is running unopposed after defeating Rep. Kathy Heuer, R-Columbia City, in May.
House District 84 Rep. Bob Morris, R-Fort Wayne, faces Democrat Fred Haigh.
House District 85 Rep. Casey Cox, R-Fort Wayne, is running unopposed.