Indiana's primary election system is dysfunctional. What the state really needs is an open primary system.
CALUMET CITY | Attorneys for mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson filed an appeal Friday with the Illinois Supreme Court in hopes of getting the candidate back on the ballot for Tuesday’s mayoral election.
Voting was brisk throughout Porter County on Tuesday, with many reporting lines at polling places before they opened at 6 a.m.
A successful American government flows from an informed electorate. We are nearing the end of another historic campaign season. Historic not for any one single event, but historic because every vote we cast connects us to our past.
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…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 31-19 Thursday to require unopposed candidates for local offices to appear on the ballot unless the county election board unanimously agrees to keep them off.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 49-0 Thursday to make ballot referendum questions more visible to voters.
INDIANAPOLIS | As referendum questions will be used more often to raise tax revenue now that property tax caps are firmly in place, state Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, wants to make sure voters don't miss them.
CHICAGO | Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel says there is "no doubt" that he will prevail in his fight to run for Chicago mayor.
CHICAGO | The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear Rahm Emanuel's appeal of a decision that threw him off the ballot for Chicago mayor.
LANSING | Anthony DeLaurentis, a former village trustee and current head of the Lansing Historical Society, won the lottery Monday at Village Hall to determine the ballot order of candidates running for village trustee in the April 5 elections.
CALUMET CITY | The final week of operations of the Early Voting Center in Calumet City saw the total number of ballots cast there nearly double.
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Should Indiana switch to open primary elections?