The Democratic candidates for mayor, clerk-treasurer, and city council for the November 5th municipal election in Goshen have signed the 2019 Fair Campaign Pledge. The commitments are based upon models of ethics and responsibility from non-partisan voter rights and advocacy organizations including the League of Women Voters.

I am proud that the Democratic candidates have committed to fair, honest and civil campaigning for these important city positions serving the Goshen community. In doing so we invite all candidates to join us in making this pledge,” said Mayor Jeremy Stutsman.

The candidates making the pledge and the offices for which they are running are:

Jeremy Stutsman, Mayor of Goshen

Adam Scharf, Clerk-Treasurer

Julia King, City Council At-Large

Charles Mumaw, City Council At-Large

Jonathan Neufeld, City Council District 2

Jennifer Shell, City Council District 3

Megan Eichorn, City Council District 4

Gilberto Pérez, Jr., City Council District 5

There are no Democratic candidates for City Court Judge or Council District 1.

2019 Fair Campaign Pledge

  • I will conduct my campaign accurately and honestly. I will discuss the issues and participate in fair public debate with respect to my views and qualifications.
  • I will not engage in, permit or condone personal attacks upon the character of my opponent(s); nor will I engage in invasions of personal privacy unrelated to campaign issues.
  • I will approve all materials concerning my campaign.
  • I will not use or permit the use of any campaign material or advertisement that uses quotations or images taken out of context and to misrepresent the other candidate or other candidate’s message.
  • I will refuse to disseminate any campaign material or message in which I am not prominently identified.
  • I will publicly repudiate any individual or group whose activities on my campaign’s behalf (directly or indirectly) violate this Fair Campaign Pledge.

More about the candidates can be found at