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Voter registration deadline is Monday

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers have only until Monday to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election.

September 30, 2014 6:51 pm

Hebron clerk vows to renew early voting site request

HEBRON | Hebron Clerk-Treasurer Terri Waywood promises she will return to the Porter County Election Board in January, if necessary, to renew her request for an early voting site in Hebron.

August 26, 2014 6:45 pm

Election Board rejects Valpo early voting sites

VALPARAISO | Interparty squabbling prevented the Porter County Election Board on Friday from approving an early voting location in Valparaiso for the May 6 primary.

March 14, 2014 5:15 pm

Lake election officials cast their vote for E-poll

CROWN POINT | Frustrated with long lines at the voting machine? Can't find your polling place? Tired of having to fill out provisional ballots?

November 27, 2013 3:38 pm

Munster woman reprimanded for double vote in spring referendum

CROWN POINT | Lake County election officials reprimanded a Munster woman for voting twice in her town's school funding referendum, but didn't find any evidence she acted fraudulently.

August 20, 2013 5:47 pm

Early voting opens for two Porter County school issues

VALPARAISO | Early voting started Monday for Porter County's school referendums in Hebron and Union Township.

April 08, 2013 3:03 pm
Lake, Porter County early voting totals exceed 2008

Lake, Porter County early voting totals exceed 2008

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.

November 05, 2012 6:00 pm Photos


GUEST COMMENTARY: Don’t miss your opportunity

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don’t miss your opportunity

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…

November 02, 2012 4:36 pm

Heavy voter turnout so far for presidential election

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.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get ready to vote on Election Day

GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get ready to vote on Election Day

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!

October 07, 2012 12:00 am

Candidate's mailing included a bogus absentee ballot form

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.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Improving turnout in municipal elections

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.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Indiana election fraud: Is corruption contagious?

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana election fraud: Is corruption contagious?

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.

November 02, 2011 12:00 am

Rodriguez withdraws E.C. recount challenge

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago City Council candidate is no longer contesting his loss in the May 3 Democratic primary.

June 07, 2011 4:45 pm

E.C. ballot recount is scheduled

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.

May 16, 2011 5:30 pm

1 unread absentee ballot may make difference in race

PORTAGE | An unread absentee ballot could make a difference in the Democratic primary race for the Portage City Council 5th District Council seat.

May 04, 2011 5:15 pm
Janiec restored to Hammond mayoral ballot

Janiec restored to Hammond mayoral ballot

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.

April 28, 2011 6:30 pm

Early voting in Cook County ends Thursday

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.

March 29, 2011 10:12 am

Special judge to hear Janiec appeal this week

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.

March 21, 2011 1:00 pm
No concession for Brady

No concession for Brady

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | It could be a month or more before Illinois voters know who their next governor will be.

November 04, 2010 12:00 am
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