A Valparaiso resident has declared his candidacy for Indiana’s 5th District State Senate seat.
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says Indiana reported a 38-percent voter turnout during May’s Primary Election.
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz appeared in Winamac this weekend, but the safety of his visit was assisted by local law enforcement.
It was a night of new contenders as the ballots were totaled on Tuesday in Pulaski County.
Pulaski County is sporting a few contested races during today’s Primary Election, but one party has a few more.
Indiana is in the national spotlight for its role in nominating each party’s presidential candidate. Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich will square off in a dwindling number of races prior to the GOP convention. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton is facing Bernie Sanders.
Secretary of State Connie Lawson is encouraging Hoosiers to vote during the May 3rd primary election.
Lawson’s offices compile voting data by county and measure changes in voter behavior year-to-year. Primary elections typically see lower turnout than the November General Election, but often decide the candidates moving onto the next step of their campaign.
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is extending its hours on Monday and Tuesday, to help voters get the identification cards they need to cast their ballots. BMV license branches will be open Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, Election Day, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Continue reading
Absentee voting continues until May 2nd, but Starke and Pulaski county voters have an opportunity to vote early for each of the next two Saturdays.
The Pulaski County Election Board is preparing for the worst case scenario, and they’re asking the Sheriff’s Department and EMA for help.
A bill signed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence will affect the way Hoosiers vote in November’s General Election.
The Starke County Election Board has recommended early and absentee voting hours for May’s primary elections.
During their meeting on Wednesday morning, the calendar for Starke County residents to cast a ballot was considered. Early and absentee voting will take place in the Starke County Clerk’s office five days per week and two Saturdays in April.
A couple of new candidates have tossed their hat into the race for the Starke County Council At-large seats.
Things have slowed a bit when it comes to running for elected office in Pulaski County.
Indiana’s elected representatives in Congress are providing their opinions on this week’s State of the Union address.
The Pulaski County Election Board has decided to develop fines that may affect candidates for political office.
A few members of the board recently traveled to the Indiana Election Administrators Conference. Among the topics brought back for consideration is applying fines to candidates who may not file required financial paperwork by state deadlines.
Tuesday night marked the final meeting of their term for two members of the Culver Town Council.
Ed Pinder will retire from the Council after serving 16 years in the seat. Another member, Jean Rakich, served a shorter one-year term, but was equally thankful for the experience.
New members of the Knox Common Council will be seated in January, making Tuesday night’s meeting the board’s last gathering. Knox Mayor Rick Chambers used the opportunity to say his goodbyes to the City’s department heads.
One area county has decided to move forward with designating themselves as a vote center county.
Indiana’s elected representatives in Washington are speaking out against a decision by the Obama Administration to reject the construction of the U.S. portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Knox School Board will likely have a chance to discuss the consolidation of services at their next meeting.