Candidate files for Nappanee City Council, marking first municipal election in more than 10 years

NAPPANEE, Ind. - Democratic candidate Charles Burkley filed his candidacy with the Elkhart County Election Board this week, marking the first municipal election in Nappanee in more than 10 years.

Burkley is running for District 3 on the Nappanee City Council.

The Elkhart County native studied marketing at Indiana University South Bend and music, theater and Spanish at Marian University in Indianapolis.

Burkley is currently a loan officer at American Mortgage and Financial Services in Goshen and serves as vice chair of ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa.

In November 2022, Burkley was a candidate for the Locke Township Advisory Board, marking the first time a Democrat ran for a township board position in Nappanee in more than 10 years.

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