It’s Official: Morris to Get Primary Challenge

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July 21, 2013

Attorney Michael Barranda will challenge state Rep. Bob Morris in next year’s Republican primary election.

Barranda announced Thursday that he will seek the GOP nomination in the 84th District in northeast Fort Wayne.

He has been signaling a campaign since the 2012 primary season, when he criticized Morris for a letter to House members in which the lawmaker called the Girl Scouts “a group that has been subverted in the name of liberal progressive politics and the destruction of traditional American family values.” Morris later apologized.

Barranda said in a statement that if elected, he will “promote principled, conservative stands on fiscal and social issues while embracing diversity and inclusion while not being divisive and intolerant.” […]

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