Election shenanigans have already begun in Porter County.
VALPARAISO | Despite both parties saying they wanted to be reasonable and find a compromise location for the early voting location in Valparaiso, neither side wanted to accept the other's proposals.
The southeast suburbs of Cook County maintained a strong preference for Democratic Party candidates among those who cast ballots at early voting centers in anticipation of Tuesday's primary elections.
VALPARAISO | By approving only two early voting locations in Porter County, the county's Election Board reduced the number of printers it will need to buy for the primary election.
VALPARAISO | Interparty squabbling prevented the Porter County Election Board on Friday from approving an early voting location in Valparaiso for the May 6 primary.
VALPARAISO | The debate over moving the early voting locations out of the voter registration office in Valparaiso and the Porter County clerk's office in Portage could also impact the Chesterton early voting site and a proposed south county one.
CHICAGO | Voters trickled into the polls Monday, the first day of early voting for primary contests that'll help determine Illinois' next governor, a U.S. senator and numerous local offices.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Beth White vowed Monday to improve Indiana's dismal voter turnout record if she is elected secretary of state next year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
VALPARAISO | Early voting started Monday for Porter County's school referendums in Hebron and Union Township.
GARY | Counselors at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy High School provided seniors with the opportunity to register to vote this fall at the school. History teacher Katie Mis allowed the students to complete the forms as they reported to her class.
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.
VALPARAISO | Early voting in Porter County is stronger this year than the last record-breaking presidential election in 2008, according to a local election official.
I do not like early voting, especially when it is a month early. A lot has been happening within the last 30 days, like the Benghazi debacle and the debates.
CHICAGO | When the president cast his early ballot Thursday in Chicago, he joined the rapidly growing ranks of Chicagoans who have already taken to the polls.
CHICAGO | The number of votes cast in parts of Illinois before Election Day could top records set four years ago, some officials predicted Monday as residents trickled to the polls for the first day of early voting in the state.
CROWN POINT | Ballots by the thousands have showered down the mail chute and through the door, but Lake County election officials would like to see more.
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.
CROWN POINT | Early voting continued to gain strength with the approach of the May 8 primary.
CROWN POINT | The pace of Lake County's early voting picked up last week but remained well below the fevered pitch of four years ago.
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