INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Business executive Woody Myers is launching a campaign aimed at unseating Republican Eric Holcomb from the Indiana governor's office next year.
Myers has been an executive for several health insurance and health care companies around the country. He made his announcement Wednesday for the Democratic nomination at the former Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was a doctor.
Myers was Indiana's state health commissioner in the 1980s and lost a 2008 Democratic primary for an Indianapolis congressional seat to Andre Carson despite spending $1.8 million of his own money on the campaign.
Holcomb's campaign says it has raised more than $6 million. Holcomb has a campaign announcement event set for Saturday.
State Sen. Eddie Melton of Gary and state Rep. Karlee Macer of Indianapolis are also considering Democratic campaigns.
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