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Indianapolis pastor running for mayor

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Posted at 6:20 PM, Nov 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-20 18:20:41-05

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis pastor is now hoping to become the city's next mayor.

WRTV has learned Pastor James W. Jackson is running as a Republican.

He has filed paperwork and informed his congregation at Fervent Prayer Church Sunday.

A formal announcement is expected soon.

Jackson joins incumbent Mayor Joe Hogsett and State Representative Robin Shackleford in the race. Both Hogsett and Shackleford are running as Democrats.