ALBION â€“ Denise Lemmon, of rural Albion formally filed Wednesday her intent to seek the Republican nomination for State Representative in the newly formed 82nd State House district.
The new 82nd State House district covers all of Noble County, as well as portions of Allen, Whitley, Elkhart, and LaGrange counties.
Lemmonâ€™s declaration of candidacy will be filed with the County Clerkâ€™s Offices of each of the districtâ€™s counties prior to being submitted to the Indiana Election Division.
Denise Lemmon currently serves as Executive Director for LEAP of Noble County, Inc. following four years as the community-based, literacy agencyâ€™s Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Denise served as a member of its board of directors. LEAP serves the educational needs of over 1,500 Noble County children and adults each year.