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 →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
It was the last meeting for a couple of members of the Knox City government.
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
A local school corporation has started the search for a new Superintendent.
North Judson-San Pierre announced on Monday that Lynn Johnson will be retiring from her position on December 31st of this year. Johnson has been vocal during her tenure as Superintendent about issues facing education in the Hoosier state.
The Starke County Election Board has set times for absentee voting heading into November’s General Election.
Board members met Thursday morning to review the resolution setting times for voters unable to cast a ballot on Election Day. Cost comparisons with previous elections were provided for review. Continue reading →