What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died July 6 at the age of 86, do for you?
INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana governor and U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh hinted Monday that another run for governor could be in his future.
First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.
CROWN POINT | Two women hoping to be named Lake County assessor Friday by Republican precinct committeemen have had dalliances over the years with the opposing party.
Desperate times indeed call for desperate measures in some cases. But a sign of good leadership in politics is tackling a desperate measure with thoughtfulness -- acting in the best possible interest of taxpayers.
CALUMET CITY | Three candidates seeking to be elected the mayor of Calumet City in next year’s elections had nominating petitions filed on their behalf Monday to get on the ballot for the Democratic primary election scheduled for Feb. 26.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Griffith man seeking to represent Indianapolis in the U.S. House came in third in a four-candidate Democratic primary Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic voters in East Chicago, on Hammond's east side and the west side of Gary will decide May 8 whether they want experience or new blood representing them in the 2nd House District.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats in Indiana's 4th Congressional District will decide next month whether a former Newton County assessor or a Lafayette project manager should face U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, in the general election.
By his own admission, Kyle Kasperek has some significant obstacles to overcome in his desire to win a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Watching politicians move their residences is like watching a game of chess.
LAKE STATION| Incumbent City Councilman Harry Pedroza Jr. plans to challenge his two-vote loss to Jason Ralph in the May 3 Democratic primary.
CROWN POINT | Independent candidates have filed to oppose East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and Hammond City Judge Jeffrey Harkin in the Nov. 8 general election.
PORTAGE | For Chris Stidham, the third time was the charm.
PORTAGE | Incumbent Mayor Olga Velazquez easily won the Democratic primary Tuesday setting up a repeat race in November against Republican James Snyder.
PORTAGE | As the last of the votes were counted Tuesday night, it appeared that three incumbents -- two with 16 years on the Portage City Council -- lost their bids for a chance at another term.
LAKE STATION | Two city employees are hoping to replace longtime incumbent City Councilman Rick Long.
NEW CHICAGO | Town Council incumbent Wallace A. "Perry" Peters Jr. is hoping to serve a second term.
PORTAGE | The nonincumbent in the Democratic primary for the City Council at-large district race isn't a newcomer to Portage government.
MERRILLVILLE | Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 7th Ward Town Council seat agree public safety is a top priority in Merrillville.
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