VALPARAISO | Porter Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford announced his intention Monday to seek re-election next year.
The Republican, who is the county's longest-seated judge, having served since 1981, is seeking a sixth term.
Bradford said in a prepared statement he has presided over thousands of cases, including death penalty murder cases and multimillion dollar civil cases.
The 68-year-old is a lifelong resident of Porter County.
Other judicial seats up during next year's election include Porter Circuit Court Judge Mary Harper, a Republican, and Democrat Porter Superior Court Judge David Chidester.