Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer has received more endorsements for his re-election campaign.
Thirteen area mayors announced their support for incumbent Thallemer over the weekend.
The regional mayors include 4 Democrats and 9 Republicans who say they admire Thallemer’s “leadership characteristics and values”.
Mayors endorsing him include Dave Wood, Mishawaka; Mark Senter, Plymouth; Ryan Daniel, Columbia City; Jeremy Stutsman, Goshen; Phil Jenkins, Nappanee; Ted Ellis, Bluffton; Joe Kelsey, Woodburn; Dave Kitchell, Logansport; Terry McDonald, New Haven; Bill McKean, Berne; Ken Meyer, Decatur; Joe Stahura, Whiting; and Norm Yoder, Auburn.
The endorsements came just days after Congressman Jim Banks announced he is backing Thallemer in the Republican primary.
Councilman Ron Shoemaker has been endorsed by Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese.