Fort Wayne City Council President Russ Jehl was named the deputy district director for newly elected Congressman Jim Banks. Jehl will stay in Fort Wayne, and he says his role will be to talk to the Republican congressman’s constituents in Indiana’s third district.
“That will mean a lot of outreach,” Jehl said. “Everything from walking factories to walking farms.”
Jehl was Banks’ political director during his congressional campaign. Jehl will continue serving as a city council member and president.
Congressman-elect Banks is replacing Republican Marlin Stutzman, who ran for Senate but lost in the primary to Todd Young.