Nick Tash filing video

Friday, Democrat Nick Tash filed for the Fort Wayne City Council At-Large race in the upcoming May primary election.

At 19, he is the youngest candidate on the ballot.  Both WANE-15 and Indiana’s News Center covered his filing.  Yesterday, I asked him a couple of questions via e-mail about his experience.

AFW: Would it be safe to say you didn’t expect all the media attention?

Tash: I expected some attention but certainly not as much as I received! I could have never anticipated being on almost all the local stations.

AFW: How did you find the process overall?

Tash: The process was daunting, a bit terrifying. I mean, it’s a scary thing putting yourself out there. However, I’m very happy it is happening.

AFW: Any advice for the first time filer?

Tash: For the first time filer: steel yourself! Particularly if you are young, be prepared to face much doubt about your candidacy.




Tash’s news release


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