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Two make run for open 80th spot
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MONROE - The candidates for the 80th Assembly District, including a two-term alderman from Monroe, are emphasizing their business and city government experience on the campaign trail.Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville, and Dan Henke, R-Monroe, are seeking to fill the seat vacated by Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, who chose not to seek another term in the Assembly, running instead for lieutenant governor. His bid for that position ended when he failed to win the Republican primary in September. Both Ringhand and Henke are familiar with city government.Ringhand served on the Evansville city council from 1998 to 2002, when she became mayor.