VALPARAISO | Early voting started Monday for Porter County's school referendums in Hebron and Union Township.
CROWN POINT | Someone had to lock the front door of the Lake County Government Complex about noon Monday to bring an end to the heavy balloting that characterized the final days of the early voting period.
At 101 years old, the woman on the other end of the phone probably could have given me some good reasons for not voting. She could have said she has a hard time getting to the polls, or that she doesn't like the hassle of getting an absentee ballot. I certainly wouldn't have thought any less…
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board declared the county's voting machines to be in fine working order Friday for what looks to be a very busy election.
As Nov. 6 approaches, many of us are trying to decide which candidates we want to elect. Several local seats are up for grabs, and – of course -- the top prize this year: the presidency!
A couple of weeks ago I received a letter from Lake County Councilman Michael Repay, who is running for county commissioner. In his letter, he has campaign literature regarding himself and a form to mail to Lake County Election Board to receive an absentee ballot.
Every four years, Indiana holds municipal elections, and every four years, turnout is dismally low. Newspapers editorialize about it. Candidates strive to increase it. Yet the numbers remain the same.
In St. Joseph County, the prosecutor is investigating claims that hundreds of signatures were forged on petitions to qualify Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the state presidential primary ballot in 2008.
CROWN POINT | An East Chicago City Council candidate is no longer contesting his loss in the May 3 Democratic primary.
CROWN POINT | Lake County election officials expect to be recounting vote totals in East Chicago as early as next week in the wake of a challenge to the result of the May 3 Democratic City Council primary.
PORTAGE | An unread absentee ballot could make a difference in the Democratic primary race for the Portage City Council 5th District Council seat.
CROWN POINT | Lake County election officials have restored George Janiec to Tuesday's Hammond mayoral ballot as they promised the Indiana Supreme Court last week.
Monday marked the busiest day in the early voting period before the April 5 election, with 1,970 suburban voters casting ballots, Cook County Clerk David Orr said Tuesday.
HAMMOND | Lake Superior Court Judge Jesse Villalpando will hear an appeal Thursday by George Janiec to return him to the May 3 ballot as a Republican candidate for mayor.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | It could be a month or more before Illinois voters know who their next governor will be.
SPRINGFIELD | Although Election Day is still a week away, many Illinois voters have already stepped inside the voters' booth and placed their vote.
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