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Opponent to commissioner complains gov't contractors are political donors

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials running for re-election can count on the financial support of government contractors.

May 01, 2014 12:48 pm Related

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RICH JAMES: Krieg is Lake GOP's unofficial mud-thrower

RICH JAMES: Krieg is Lake GOP's unofficial mud-thrower

Eric Krieg has every right to speak his mind. It would just be nice if he would get something right once in a while.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Ind. secretary of state denies using state resources for campaign

Ind. secretary of state denies using state resources for campaign

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson does not believe she violated state ethics rules by issuing a campaign message Friday from her seemingly official "@SecretaryLawson" Twitter account.

June 21, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Feds: Van Til indicted for using public employees, resources for campaign work

Feds: Van Til indicted for using public employees, resources for campaign work

HAMMOND | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til defrauded taxpayers by ordering county employees to perform political campaign work on the county dime and using county equipment, prosecutors said Friday.

May 17, 2013 9:37 pm Photos

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New law entitles recent vets to in-state college tuition

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 04, 2013 5:15 pm Related

Dead candidates may someday appear on Hoosier ballots

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties no longer would have to reprint their ballots if a candidate dies or quits the race shortly before an election, under legislation approved 47-2 by the Indiana Senate Monday.

January 28, 2013 5:30 pm Related

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Judge rules Secretary of State Charlie White ineligible, orders Democrat into office

Judge rules Secretary of State Charlie White ineligible, orders Democrat into office

INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge has ruled Republican Charlie White was ineligible to run for Indiana secretary of state in 2010 and ordered the Indiana Recount Commission to certify Democrat Vop Osili as the winner.

December 22, 2011 5:45 pm Related
EDITORIAL: White needs to resign from office

EDITORIAL: White needs to resign from office

How ironic that Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White could accuse Evan and Susan Bayh of vote fraud, when White is accused of that very same crime.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am Related
ANDREA NEAL: Election law 'slipped by' GOP leadership

ANDREA NEAL: Election law 'slipped by' GOP leadership

If getting people to vote wasn't hard enough already, a new Indiana law will further stifle democratic spirit on Nov. 8. The measure removes from the ballot municipal candidates who are unopposed.

October 05, 2011 12:00 am
White ruling prompts calls for election law reform

White ruling prompts calls for election law reform

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Charlie White got to keep his job because state law required the Indiana Recount Commission to consider White's "intent" in determining where he resided.

July 04, 2011 3:00 pm
EDITORIAL: Recount Commission must move swiftly

EDITORIAL: Recount Commission must move swiftly

Last week's public release of the "Rokita Report" has put new pressure on the Indiana Recount Commission to follow up on the report's recommendations.

May 10, 2011 12:00 am Related
Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White's oath of office

Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White's oath of office

This is a copy of the oath of office Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White signed in December. White was indicted by a grand jury last week on seven counts, including voter fraud.

March 08, 2011 12:00 am

Could a candidate get too many votes?

Libertarian Mike Wherry wants to win, I believe, but there's a scenario under which he could get too many votes while not getting enough.

November 02, 2010 12:20 pm
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