Mark Hurt interviews with Abdul-Hakim Shabazz about his campaign.
Kokomo attorney and state politician Mark Hurt was in Berne on Thursday afternoon to visit lifelong college friend, Roger Muselman, buddies since their Taylor University days. Hurt was in route to the Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in Decatur.
Most recently, Hurt has decided to run for the Republican challenge of the Indiana Senate seat currently occupied by Democrat Joe Donnelly in the 2018 off-year election.
Hurt was a well-known basketball player with Madison-Grant High School. He began his education at Anderson University and then transferred to Taylor University, where he and Muselman met and bonded a continuing friendship.
A Kokomo attorney has announced his intention to run for a seat in the United State Senate in 2018, and he is starting to make the rounds inside the state.
Mark Hurt, 54, said he was the first senatorial candidate to file with the Federal Election Commission when he did so on Feb.1. This would be Hurt’s first elected position, although he does have experience working in Washington, D.C., including time in then Sen. Dan Coats’ office
After a life in the private sector. one Kokomo lawyer is ready to represent Hoosiers on the United States Senate floor.
Mark Hurt is the first Republican to declare his candidacy for current Sen.Joe Donnelly's chair. representing Indiana. He thinks a primary is likely but thatpeople want an anti-establishment candidate.
'We have some very good congressmen who represent the state well, but Iwould say Ithink it's time for a non-established candidate," said Hurt, "one who has private sector experience in business and has worked with the people of Indiana."
A little more than three months since the last election, one candidate is lining up for the next.
Kokomo attorney and Republican Mark Hurt has announced his candidacy to unseat Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly in 2018. He becomes the first announced candidate to seek Donnelly's seat, though speculation hints that Rep. Luke Messer, Rep. Todd Rokita and State Sen. Mike Delph could also run.