Joseph Buser ’76 has announced that he is seeking re-election as a Republican candidate for the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney.

Joseph Buser

His declaration of candidacy was filed Jan. 12 with the Secretary of State, according to a report by The Paper of Montgomery County. Buser’s initial term as prosecutor began in 1991. Before that, he practiced civil and criminal law in Montgomery and adjacent counties since his admission to bar in 1979.

Buser believes residents of Montgomery County have been served efficiently and effectively by the office, the paper reported. The office strives to hold criminal offenders accountable for their actions, and it is Buser’s intention that this will continue in the future.

He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Wabash College. While at Wabash, he majored in political science and was an independent. Buser is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law.

Buser is a member of the Phi Betta Kappa scholastic fraternity, the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney’s Council and a past president of the Montgomery County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club, West Central Regional Community Corrections Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of the First Merchants Charitable Foundation.

Buser, his wife, Gretchen and their daughters live in Crawfordsville.