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Rauner dealt double blows over Illinois ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ballot that does not include his referendum to limit the terms of Illinois lawmakers but features a Libertarian candidate which could undercut his draw of…

August 22, 2014 3:37 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

Contrary to the statements made in The Times' editorial this past Sunday, Lake County Democratic Election Board members, and its executive director, have been engaged, for the past four to six years, in significant cost-cutting measures relating to the conduct of elections in Lake County.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Lake County GOP should invest here

RICH JAMES: Lake County GOP should invest here

I don’t know how Lake County Republicans can get anyone to take them seriously.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County early voting site battle goes on

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.

March 21, 2014 4:19 pm
Officials deny complaints in Lake commissioner, clerk races

Officials deny complaints in Lake commissioner, clerk races

MERRILLVILLE | County and Merrillville officials have dismissed two election complaints lodged by a Gary woman hoping to upset a Lake County commissioner in the spring Democratic Party primary.

March 18, 2014 7:45 pm Photos


Porter election board to buy electronic poll books, printers

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.

March 15, 2014 5:52 pm

Qualkinbush supporters challenge alderman candidate

CALUMET CITY | A candidate for alderman in the Feb. 26 Democratic primary spent Friday morning defending her nominating petitions and the way they were notarized.

January 04, 2013 6:15 pm

Chesterton could get satellite voting center

VALPARAISO | Porter County officials could decide in February where to locate a second satellite site for early voting.

December 18, 2011 8:00 pm

Mayor Velazquez returns $4,500 in campaign contributions

VALPARAISO | Portage Mayor Olga Velazquez's re-election committee has returned $3,500 to the NorthShore Health Centers and $1,000 to Arnell Chevrolet in Burns Harbor after discovering the contributions violated campaign finance laws.

September 14, 2011 6:30 pm
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