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Rev. Chas Harrison

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Reverend Charles Harrison, the founder of the Ten Point Coalition and pastor of Barnes United Methodist Church has made a decision about his political future.

This morning, Harrison released a statement thanking his supporters for their signatures to put him on the ballot and said he strongly encourages the remaining candidates in the race to address issues such as to improving public safety and creating an economic climate that leads to better job opportunities in the city head-on with solutions that are positive and forward-thinking.

The democratic candidate Joe Hogsett released a statement in response to Harrison’s decision:

The republican candidate Chuck Brewer also released a statement in response to Harrison’s news:

He said he planned to continue to serve the Indianapolis community with concern and compassion, “so that we all can live better lives.” Harrison had until today’s Wednesday deadline to file as an independent.

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